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Dead Dolphins Washing Ashore on the East Coast of the U.S. in Alarming Numbers

by , 08/13/13
filed under: News, Water Issues

beaches, dead dolphins, disease, dolphin deaths, dolphins, East Coast, marine biology, marine life, New Jersey, ocean, poison, pollution, toxins, Virginia

This summer, over a hundred dead dolphins washed up on the shores of the East Coast of the United States, and scientists are baffled about the cause. Whatever is hurting the animals is specifically targeting bottlenose dolphins, who have been dying out in such alarming numbers that now the federal government is joining in on the investigation.

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  1. Dan Rezaiekhaligh August 15, 2013 at 8:06 am

    So how much of an increase is this? It really doesn’t sound like a lot if it over the east coast thats a very big number and I’ll bet we found more human bodies along the east coast shorelines.

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