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Dr. Hebe Ferreyra, 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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Related news release: Argentina's Santa Fe government reducing lead ammunition for sports hunters


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