WLRN History

Plight Of The Plume Birds

Special | 14m 35s

In the mid-19th century the wading birds of the Everglades came close to extinction as plume hunters slaughtered them for the rapacious millinery industry. Today, the birds still struggle to recover in the face of new man-made threats.

Aired: 07/05/16

Rating: NR

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