Twenty thousand animals were killed near New York City area airports over the past two years in order to protect arriving and departing planes, a new report reveals.
At New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport, a northern harrier hawk, which is endangered, and an American kestrel falcon, which is listed as “of special concern,” were both shot and killed by employees of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. And at New York City’s JFK Airport, 11 ospreys, a bird that is also “of special concern,” were also gunned down.
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Source: Huffington Post Green