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Saving Loons from a Shrinking Range
In the early 1900s, loons nested as far south as Illinois and Pennsylvania. But since then, their range has steadily shrunk. If southern lakes continue to warm, the fish loons feed on could die, sending the birds farther north for food. But in Minnesota, scientists are attempting to return loon chicks to their traditional southern nesting sites.
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