Snowshoe hares in poor health near Giant Mine

by Kirsten Fenn - December 8, 2017

A group of researchers has discovered elevated levels of two toxins – arsenic and cadmium – in a small sample of snowshoe hares in the Yellowknife area. Solomon Amuno and Som Niyogi, wildlife toxicology researchers at the University of Saskatchewan, compared the health of 10 snowshoe hares within two kilometers of Giant Mine to that…

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