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APPLETON, Minn. - Researchers say that residue from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is showing up on birds in Minnesota that are migrating from the south.

According to Minnesota Public Radio News, scientists with the state Department of Natural Resources found petroleum compounds and the chemical used to clean up the oil in the eggs of pelicans nesting in Minnesota.

Researchers are trying to find out how these chemicals could affect the pelican eggs and the population in general.

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