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Are seagulls killing whales in Patagonia?

terrancem (1928624) writes | about a year ago

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terrancem (1928624) writes "It sounds ludicrous, but it could just be true: scientists say seagulls may be responsible for hundreds of southern right whale moralities off the Argentine coastline. Since 2003, scientists have documented the deaths of 605 southern right whales near Península Valdés which the whales use as a nursery. Notably, 88 percent of these were newborn calves. The death rate is so high that researchers now fear for the whales' long-term survival."
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idunham (2852899) | about a year ago | (#43680763)

You've got fair warning now. Better fix it before it goes on the front page.

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