State fish farms have OK to kill cormorants

Posted: January 5, 2018 at 1:59 a.m.

Double-crested cormorants have emerald green eyes, an orange face, a spike on the bill, and gray and black feathers that have a metallic sheen.

Arkansas fish farmers for the first time in two winters have federal permits allowing them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants now fleeing the ice and snow of the Great Lakes region.

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