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Finkelstein on lead poisoning in California condors

Fellow(s): Myra Finkelstein

Finkelstein: People have known that condors have died of lead poisoning for many, many years, but the extent of the lead poisoning rates wasn’t well known, and we realized that it was important to produce or to conduct a comprehensive study so we could get sort of a big picture overall view of what the California condor’s recovery status was in California and what were the limitations.

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