Untamed

Treating and Preventing Lead Poisoning in Wildlife

Season 2 Episode 4 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Lead toxicity is a significant problem for Bald Eagles, vultures, and other birds of prey; more than two-thirds of eagles admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia have measurable levels of lead in their blood. Join the Wildlife Center staff and other experts to learn why lead poisoning occurs in wildlife, how it’s treated, and how we can work together to solve this preventable problem.

Aired: 06/11/20

Rating: TV-G

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television.