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Elevated Toxic Mercury in Mountain Lions Linked to Coastal Fog

News   Nov 27, 2019 | Original story from the University of California - Santa Cruz.

 
Elevated Toxic Mercury in Mountain Lions Linked to Coastal Fog

At least one lion studied had mercury levels known to be toxic to species like mink and otters, and two others had "sublethal" levels that reduce fertility and reproductive success. Credit: Sebastian Kennerknecht.

 
 
 

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