Dainty Birds Force SEALs to Give Ground

Some of the toughest troops in the nation -- the Navy SEALs -- are retreating from two dainty shorebirds.

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October 12, 2000, 8:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The birds--the Western snowy plover and the least tern--are protected species. As their nestingarea has expanded across the SEALs' seaside training ground atthe Coronado Naval AmphibiousBase near San Diego, the SEALs have been forced to use a smaller and smaller portion of the property."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Monday, October 9, 2000 in The Los Angeles Times

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