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~2,000 black birds fall dead from the sky

masterwit (1800118) writes | more than 3 years ago

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masterwit (1800118) writes "Whether this is the result of some sort of fallout gone bad, a deadly virus, or this...much speculation remains to why thousands of birds dropped dead out of the air just following this past New Years. The article states:
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The mystery is unraveling like scenes from a movie, dozens of U.S. Environmental Services crews spent the day picking up the birds, walking between homes and climbing on roofs with protective hazmat suits and breathing masks,.
Charles Boldrey stands outside watching the crews, "Nobody knows, I asked these guys who are out here picking them up and they don't seem to know anything. Nobody seems to know anything. It just kind of freaked everybody out."
Officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission flew over the area and determined it's a one mile stretch. There are a variety of dead black birds, mostly red winged and a duck was also found.
No one has been evacuated because the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) air test came back clean for toxins.
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Doing more research (1)

masterwit (1800118) | more than 3 years ago | (#34741048)

If the Slashdot community deems this submit worthy, I encourage them to check out

http://blekko.com/ws/arkansas+birds+black+birds+fell+sky+/news [blekko.com]

For some more sources. Ah Blekko, every day seems like that 34 million dollars was worth it!

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