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Winter is good time to spot bald eagles in Maryland

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SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) -- When the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, bald eagles had nearly disappeared from most of the United States. The lower 48 states were home to barely 400 nesting pairs of bald eagles, due primarily to widespread use of the pesticide DDT. Once DDT was banned in 1972, the population of bald eagles rebounded rapidly. In 2007, the U.S. Department of the Interior...

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