An alarming number of North American bald and golden eagles are suffering from lead poisoning as the result of scavenging on animals shot with lead bullets. The research is a call to action for conservationists — and also hunters — to mitigate this disturbing trend.
The bald eagle is a proud and noble creature that the United States chose long ago to be its national symbol. But this particular bald eagle, trapped in the grille of a car in Florida, has become a much more appropriate symbol for America in 2016. Ladies and gentlemen, start your meme engines.