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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore birds put at risk by naturally-occurring toxin

Along the shores of Lake Michigan, birds at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are falling ill and dying as a result of avian botulism. Jarod Clark and his classmates at Royal Oak High School in Royal Oak, Michigan, produced this video on how researchers and volunteers at the park are searching for the toxin’s origins and new ways to prevent birds from consuming it.