Tag Archive for mass animal deaths

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…

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…

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…

Mystery pelican mass death follow dolphin catastrophe in Peru

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Peru investigates mystery pelican deaths – CNN.com. Authorities in Peru are investigating the death of over 538 pelicans, along with other birds, on the northern coast of the country, the Peruvian ministry of production said Sunday. The new environmental investigation comes on the heels of an incident earlier in April when 877 dolphins washed up…

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,…

Mysterious disease killing Arctic Alaska ringed seals

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Mysterious outbreak killing Arctic Alaska ringed seals | Alaska Dispatch. A mysterious and potentially widespread disease is thought to have contributed to the deaths of dozens of ringed seals along Alaska’s Arctic coast. Scores more are sickened, some so ill that skin lesions bleed when touched. The animals are an important subsistence food for Alaska…