Just a few years ago, Americans had to search high and low to spot a Bald Eagle. Now the species has re-emerged, making the East Coast of the United States their home. In a new article, written for The Inquisitr, Nichole M. Tucker, the cause of the endangerment of Bald Eagles was finally revealed.
“Their demise was caused by the increased use of pesticides in the country. In 1972, once some pesticides were banned, bald eagles began to revive. In 2006, it was reported that there were 10,000 pairs in the 48 residing states.” -Nichole M. Tucker
Read the full article, complete with statements from officials at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service here.