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2005-09-13 10:33:02

An ailing bald eagle found by a southwestern Indiana farmer tested positive for mercury poisoning, but state wildlife officials say it's unclear if the bird was poisoned by eating tainted fish it caught in Indiana waterways. An environmental watchdog group says Indiana ranks fourth nationally in mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants that eventually end up in the food chain. "To me, this eagle is sending a very strong message that people should pay attention to," said Catherine Bowe...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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