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Date:8/18/2008

footed ferrets and their primary prey, prairie dogs. Black-footed ferrets are one of the rarest mammals in North America and black-tailed prairie dogs are being reconsidered for listing under the Endangered Species Act. The plague vaccine was developed by the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Disease for humans and is being tested for animals at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI. For more information, contact Catherine Puckett at 352-264-3532 or cpuckett@usgs.gov.

Lead Shot and Sinkers: Weighty Implications for Fish and Wildlife Health

Millions of pounds of lead used in hunting, fishing and shooting sports wind up in the environment each year and can threaten or kill wildlife, according to a new scientific report. Lead is a metal with no known beneficial role in biological systems, and its use in gasoline, paint, pesticides and solder in food cans has nearly been eliminated. Although lead shot was banned for waterfowl hunting in 1991, its use in ammunition for upland hunting, shooting sports, and in fishing tackle remains common. Numerous studies have documented adverse effects to wildlife, especially waterbirds and scavenging species, like hawks and eagles. Lead exposure from ingested lead shot, bullets and fishing sinkers has also been reported in reptiles, and studies near shooting ranges have shown evidence of lead poisoning in small mammals. To obtain a copy of the report, visit http://www.enn.com/press_releases/2562. For more information, contact Catherine Puckett at 352-264-3532 or cpuckett@usgs.gov.

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Olympic Medals: New Design Reflects Chinese Culture

Three thousand medals 1,000 each of the gold, silver and bronze will be awarded at the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games this month.
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