Springer Online Journal Archives 1860-2000
Energy, Environment Protection, Nuclear Power Engineering
Summary Levels of lead, cadmium, nickel, and zinc were determined in feathers of 175 wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopava) shot by hunters in 19 Virginia counties in 2 physiographic regions. Lead and nickel levels did not vary by county, region, sex, or age. Zinc and cadmium levels were significantly (P〈0.01) higher in adult turkeys.
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