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Why ducks and geese eat toxic lead

About 100,000 wetland birds are killed every year from poisoning by discarded lead ammunition, say scientists.

This is one of the conclusions of a report published on Thursday by the University of Oxford.

Here, Debbie Pain and Ruth Cromie, who were involved in the research, explain some of the key findings.

Video journalist: Victoria Gill

  • 26 Nov 2015