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A brown pelican perches on a rock on Dauphin Island, Alabama. Brown pelicans were removed from Alabama and Florida's endangered species list in 1985 after the U.S. banned the use of DDT pesticide, which made pelican eggs' shells too thin and was partially responsible for decimating the species. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)
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2011 Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright
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Dauphin Island, Alabama, Water, Birds
A brown pelican perches on a rock on Dauphin Island, Alabama. Brown pelicans were removed from Alabama and Florida's endangered species list in 1985 after the U.S. banned the use of DDT pesticide, which made pelican eggs' shells too thin and was partially responsible for decimating the species. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)