Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Officials probe young pelican deaths

Some rather unfortunate news coming out of North Dakota...

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) -- The Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the deaths of thousands of young white pelicans at a wildlife refuge in central North Dakota, a year after thousands of adult birds abruptly left the same location.

Link: Full Article from CNN.COM

Link: All about the American White Pelican from Cornell Labs

Quote of the Day: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation to land can exist without love, respect, and admiration for land, and a high regard for its value. By value, I of course mean something far broader than mere economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense." - Aldo Leopold

Pelican image courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service

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