Death of Eagle Sparks Increased Calls to Keep Certain Rat Poisons Out of Food Chain
Wildlife advocates in Massachusetts are mourning the death of a bald eagle in Arlington and calling for regulation of certain rat poisons. MK, a female eagle, was rescued from a cemetery in Arlington, but succumbed to her illness. Advocates are calling on local and state officials to do more to prevent more animals from being poisoned by second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides,…
Calls for Ban on Certain Poisons Grow After Death of Bald Eagle
Commercial-grade poisons known as SGARs are being blamed for the deaths of animals higher in the food chain.
‘Devastating': Bald Eagle, Believed Sickened by Rat Poison, Has Died
A critically ill bald eagle has died, days after it was captured by wildlife experts in Massachusetts in an attempt to save it from a likely case of poisoning. The eagle was caught Monday morning in a cemetery in Arlington, after showing signs of poor health since Friday. It could no longer fly when experts from the Cape Wildlife Center…
Bald Eagle Rescued After Being Sickened by Rat Poison
Wildlife experts had to capture a sickened bald eagle in order to treat the bird of prey.
Wildlife Advocates, Lawmakers Seek to Restrict Rat Poison That's Killing Other Animals
Time is running out for proponents of a Massachusetts House bill that aims to curb the use of rat poison, which wildlife advocates say is killing other animals at an alarming rate. It’s been four years since Jane Newhouse opened the door of her home to hundreds of wild animals in dire need of help. Beavers, possums, racoons and...
Mass. Lawmakers Look to Curb Use of Rat Poison
Wildlife advocates say rat poison is killing other animals at an alarming rate.