NPR News: Park Service To Drain Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool After 80 Ducks Die

Park Service To Drain Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool After 80 Ducks Die
The deaths were caused by a parasite that can also lead to swimmer’s itch in humans. Risk to people is “extremely low” because you’d need to swim in the pool, which isn’t allowed — but has been done.

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