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Varmint hunters' ammo selection influences lead exposure in avian scavengers

Belding’s ground squirrel. Credit: Oregon State University Varmint hunters’ choice of ammunition plays a role in the amount of lead that scavengers such as golden eagles could ingest, a new study shows, and offers a way to minimize the lead exposure to wildlife. Using a new bullet-fragment recovery technique known as “digestion,” the research also …

Allan Dixon captures photos of paddle boarding in Tasman Glacier Lake Mount Cook

Stunning photographs show two young travellers paddle boarding through icebergs on a half-frozen lake.  Adventurer Allan Dixon – known for his hilarious selfies with animals from around the world – embarked on a stand-up paddle boarding trip in the Tasman Glacier Lake Mount Cook in Canterbury, New Zealand.  Surrounded by chunks of glacier, the backpacker …