Contact: Stephen Sautner
Wildlife Conservation Society
Caption: Dr. Hebe Ferreyra of the Wildlife Conservation Society holds a fulvous whistling duck, a native species in the wetlands of Santa Fe, Argentina. An ongoing study on the effects of lead on waterfowl in the landscape has resulted in a recent reduction in lead gunshot used by hunters.
Credit: M. Romano/Wildlife Conservation Society.
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