Title: High concentration of radioactive cesium found in land animals
Source: Kyodo News
Date: Mar. 2, 2013
High concentration of radioactive cesium found in land animals
[...] According to a survey by the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Hokkaido University, over 6,700 becquerels per kilogram of cesium 137 [cesium-134 not mentioned] was detected in a frog captured in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, some 40 kilometers west of the crippled nuclear plant.
The finding suggests animals positioned relatively high in the food chain tend to accumulate more radioactive materials, the research team said. [...]
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Published: March 2nd, 2013 at 2:34 pm ET
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