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Old 11-15-2009, 09:35 AM   #1
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Brown Pelican Flies Off The Endangered List
by The Associated Press
November 11, 2009

Brown Pelican Flies Off The Endangered List : NPR
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The pelican's recovery is largely due to a 1972 ban on DDT, coupled with efforts by states and conservation groups to protect its nesting sites and monitor its population, Interior Department officials said.

"Today we can say the brown pelican is back," said Interior Secretary Ken Salazar...
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