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Supertoxic rat poisons threaten owls, other wildlife

Supertoxic rat poisons threaten owls, other wildlife

Robert McClure is from InvestigateWest, a nonprofit journalism studio in Seattle. www.invw.org - 2010-12-13

An extra-potent class of anticoagulant rat poison has flooded the market, designed to more effectively kill rats, but researchers say it has entered the food chain and poses a serious threat to owls and other wildlife.

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Poisoning of Birds of Prey in Scotland at highest levels in 20 years

Poisoning of Birds of Prey in Scotland at highest levels in 20 years

Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent, Guardian.co.uk - 2010-08-05

Birds of prey such as golden eagles and red kites were poisoned in record numbers in Scotland in 2009, RSPB figures reveal.

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New Jersey Wildlife: The Peregrine Falcon

New Jersey Wildlife: The Peregrine Falcon

2014-09-09

The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest creature on earth with the ability to attain speeds in a dive of about 175 miles per hour.

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