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Harrisonburg High School students in a Governor’s STEM Academy biotechnology class place donated hearts and lungs of white-tailed deer on a radiograph table at The Wildlife Center of Virginia to examine how lead is spread through organs and muscle tissue in deer killed during hunting season, both in terms of the safety of humans consuming the meat and for potential lead toxicity issues of birds and animals scavenging on the carcass.

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