Dead flamingo found, probably poisoned by lead and shrapnel, NGOs say

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The Federation of Environmental Organisations (Opok) said on Wednesday that a flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) was found dead on Monday night, within the protected area of ​​the Natura 2000 Network Special Conservation Zone (EZD) and Special Protection Zone (SPA) at Paralimni.

According to the first indications and X-rays carried out by a private veterinarian, the death of the flamingo seemed to be due to the consumption of a large amount of lead from shrapnel, which were found in the stomach and probably led to its poisoning.

At the same time, lead fragments were found on the body of the dead bird...


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Dead flamingo found, probably poisoned by lead and shrapnel, NGOs say


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