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United States

11 April 2002

Associated Press

LAKE FAUSSE POINTE, Louisiana — After treating nine eagles for gunshot wounds in 14 months, LSU veterinarians say humans are threatening the birds ability to breed. Louisiana has an estimated 151 eagles, so nine is a sizable percentage, said Mark Mitchell, assistant professor of zoological medicine at LSU. This is just the unfortunate result of individuals who have no respect for wildlife or even human life, Mitchell said. Eagles were removed from the endangered... (

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