Tracing a lethal legacy: Lead poisoning in NYS bald eagles

The American bald eagle has made a successful comeback since their numbers dwindled due to human pressures in the early 1900s. However, the charismatic national bird continues to be threatened by another human-driven cause: lead. Dr. Krysten Schuler, wildlife disease ecologist with the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s New York State Animal Health Diagnostic […]