Tag Archive for mass animal deaths

Mass fish death in New Jersey blamed on natural causes

Dead fish float in a drying pond near Rock Port, Mo. Photo credit: Nati Harnik / AP

Officials conclude that there is nothing hazardous in the water but that environmental circumstances resulted in a massive fish kill. Belmar Residents Shocked To See Thousands Of Dead Fish Floating In Shark River Possibly tens of thousands of fish have died in Belmar, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said. Recent heavy rains were…

Dead animals in DC park part of ritual sacrifice?

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Parks have become a commonplace location to find animal remains related to possible ritual sacrifices. It would be less icky if people kept this kind of stuff to themselves. Goat, chickens, pigeons found with throats slashed in Rock Creek Park Animal welfare officials are investigating whether a religious or ritualistic practice was behind the death…

Bats dying en masse in Australia

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The heat is taking its toll on bats in Australia. Why did 100,000 dead bats reportedly fall out of the sky in Australia? – The Week. Unfortunately for residents of several towns scattered across the north-east state of Queensland, enjoying all that wonderful sunshine may be a bit difficult, especially when surrounded by the rotting,…

Sea turtle mass deaths

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A mass death of sea turtles. Worrying. Wildlife Extra News – Hundreds of sea turtles found dead along Central American coast. Hundreds of sea turtles, many dead and some with signs of concussion, have been washed up on the Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and elsewhere in Central America. Researchers in Costa…

Bird mass mortality in Australia could signal serious change

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Bird deaths in Australia may signal a bigger problem. Dead birds ‘not just a freak event’. Muttonbirds are dying in their thousands nearly every year and much more frequently than ever before, washing up on the coast from Coffs Harbour to Tasmania. On South Melbourne and Port Melbourne beaches on Wednesday beach cleaning contractor David…

Fukushima fears fueling fishy stories

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I’ve noticed an uptick in hits to this post on Fukushima. People are apparently seeing a lot of info online and getting concerned. Well, let’s ease your mind a bit. The Fukushima stuff is DOUBTFUL NEWS for sure. Let’s take a look. 28 fallacies about the Fukushima nuclear disaster’s effect on the US West Coast…

Mystery dolphin mass mortality event to be studied

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There is no cause yet determined for a dolphin mass mortality event in Florida that has been occurring this year. The government will investigate. Government Declares Mass Dolphin Die-Off an Unusual Mortality Event – Wired Science. At least 54 bottlenose dolphins have died mysteriously in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon since January. Today, the federal government is stepping…

Methane gas is labeled catalyst for all sorts of catastrophes

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Every once in while, I’ll spy over at some forum or another that shall remain unnamed just to see what the latest buzz is in the “top secret” world of conspiracies. I discovered that the rash of animal deaths over the past few years, mystery sounds, earthquakes, weird weather, and outbreaks of fainting and illness…

Squid by the ton (updated)

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There are record hauls of squid this year. Now they are washing up on California shores. Squid deaths are a many-tentacled mystery Legions of big predatory squid have gathered along the Northern California coast, where they are stranding themselves on Santa Cruz beaches by the hundreds in a mysterious frenzy of suicide. The jumbo invertebrates,…

Extreme heat, drought, but, ultimately, global warming is causing massive fish die off

Dead fish float in a drying pond near Rock Port, Mo. Photo credit: Nati Harnik / AP

Is this a result of global warming effects? Study says yes. Extreme Summer Heat Causing Massive Fish Die Off – International Science Times. The record-breaking heat across most of the country has led to fish dying off in the scalding hot water, researchers said. Hundreds of thousands of fish are dying across the Midwest as…

Aflockacalypse 2012

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Dead Blackbirds Fall In Arkansas Town, Again. Thousands of dead blackbirds rained down on a town in central Arkansas last New Year’s Eve after revelers set off fireworks that spooked them from their roost, and officials were reporting a similar occurrence Saturday as 2012 approached. Police in Beebe said dozens of blackbirds had fallen dead,…