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The newly released male loon swims away from the research boat. By now, it's after midnight and the researchers have two more lakes to visit before sunrise. (MPR Photo/Nathaniel Minor)

Researchers study state loon population

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By Dan Gunderson

Minnesota Public Radio News

On South Turtle Lake, Minn. – How do you sneak up on a loon?

That’s the question this night as wildlife scientists slide a boat into South Turtle Lake, a few miles east of Fergus Falls.


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