Lead poisoning

This 5-year-old female bird is currently at the zoo to be treated for lead poisoning. Zoo officials believe it was sickened after ingesting carrion contaminated by lead fragments from a hunter's firearm.

( Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times )

This 5-year-old female bird is currently at the zoo to be treated for lead poisoning. Zoo officials believe it was sickened after ingesting carrion contaminated by lead fragments from a hunter's firearm.

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