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Lead poisoning likely killed condor found in Zion

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  • Screwdriver Casa Grande, AZ
    Jan. 22, 2013 2:10 p.m.

    I've wondered that myself OOM, :) Some symptoms of lead poisoning are:

    High blood pressure
    Declines in mental functioning
    Pain, numbness or tingling of the extremities
    Muscular weakness
    Headache
    Abdominal pain
    Memory loss
    Mood disorders

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Jan. 22, 2013 9:18 a.m.

    Screwdriver -- perhaps ingestion of lead dust has something to do with the rantings of the NRA and their followers.

  • Screwdriver Casa Grande, AZ
    Jan. 22, 2013 5:38 a.m.

    Wow. Future generation are really going to think we were stupid shooting lead all over the place.

    A note on gun safety is that shooting ranges actually have high levels of lead dust and lead vapor from bullets fragmenting at high velocity. Just be careful when taking your kids so they don't ingest lead dust.