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Endangered Species

Endangered Species: Save Our Species Information - Bald Eagle

Our national bird is an endangered species success story! In 1963, scientists counted just over 400 pairs of bald eagles in the lower 48 states. Then, the hunting of eagles and the pesticide DDT were banned. Thanks to years of protection, there are now more than 4,000 pairs of bald eagles and the species is no longer threatened or endangered. 

Bald Eagle
Ferret Crane Snake
Pogonia Beetle Rat
Butterfly Eagle Turtle
Sturgeon Manatee Cactus

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