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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

River Otter in Duckweed Patch

Caption: A new study found that river otters in Illinois are being exposed to dieldrin, DDE (a byproduct of DDT), PCBs and other chemicals banned decades ago.

Credit: Ivan Petrov

Usage Restrictions: Photo may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this news release. Credit: Ivan Petrov

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