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The mass of lead in small fragments within the body of a gamebird as a percentage of the mass of gunshot that entered the body.

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posted on 2010-04-26, 01:10 authored by Deborah J. Pain, Ruth L. Cromie, Julia Newth, Martin J. Brown, Eric Crutcher, Pippa Hardman, Louise Hurst, Rafael Mateo, Andrew A. Meharg, Annette C. Moran, Andrea Raab, Mark A. Taggart, Rhys E. Green

The calculations assume that all birds were shot with number 6 lead shot. The mean concentration in cooked meat from mallards excludes two birds killed using bismuth alloy shot and one with only steel shot present.

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