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Peru Examines Deaths of More Than 500 Pelicans


Environment  (tags: pelican, birds, sonar, oil, virus, dolphins, sea lions, peru, environment, protection, nature, oceans, pollution, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, wildlife, endangered, conservation, destruction )

Xil
- 813 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Peru is investigating the deaths of more than 500 pelicans along a 70km (40-mile) stretch of the country's northern coast. Scientists have also found carcasses of 54 boobies, sea lions and a turtle. in same region where 800 dolphins washed ashore earlier



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Xil L. (40)
Monday April 30, 2012, 7:30 am
sonar for deep drilling? wtf!
 

Bill K. (23)
Monday April 30, 2012, 7:34 am
with all that crap we're dumping into the oceans, from animal wastes to plastics, i guess we can expect to see more and more sea life dying. hopefully it's not too late and humans will soon actually start caring about their own planet.
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Monday April 30, 2012, 7:34 am
Shocking numbers! Thank you for bringing us this information, Xil.
Noted and shared.
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday April 30, 2012, 8:49 am
I sure hope that they figure out what is going on ASAP!
 

John Gregoire (257)
Wednesday May 2, 2012, 7:09 am
I doubt sonar but agree with Sue. Add to this the 50,000 deaths at Klamath thanks to water being withheld and we have mass avian catastrophe on our hands.
 
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