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Rehab for Oil-Covered Animals

Rehab for Oil-Covered Animals

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A team feeds a bird that's recovering from exposure to the Kalamazoo River oil spill in Michigan. (Photo by Rebecca Williams)

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 08/03/2010

Canada geese and mallard ducks and turtles and muskrats... covered in oil.

This is the Environment Report. I’m Rebecca Williams.

A lot of birds and animals can get caught up in one million gallons of crude oil. No one knows yet exactly how many birds, mammals, turtles, frogs and fish have been affected by the Kalamazoo oil spill. But more than 90 animals have been brought into a wildlife rehab center in Marshall.

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