08 May '12, 5pm

Peru's Drawn-Out Dolphin Mystery: Although scientists can tick off a range of causes for dolphin die-offs, a fir...

Peru's Drawn-Out Dolphin Mystery: Although scientists can tick off a range of causes for dolphin die-offs, a fir...

Reuters Dolphin carcasses in San José in Peru’s Lambayeque region. Most of them have been buffeted by the sea and are considerably decomposed, which can make a necropsy challenging. As I report in The Times with Andrea Zarate, officials in Peru are struggling to understand why hundreds of dolphins and seabirds have died over the last few months. While the answers are not yet known, 2012 has clearly not been a good one for dolphins where such ‘‘unusual mortality events’’ are concerned. From January through April, at least 214 common dolphins were stranded on Cape Cod, and at least 141 of them died, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration says meanwhile that the magnitude of strandings in the northern Gulf of Mexico since the BP oil disaster has been ‘‘unprecedented.’’ Some Peruvian fishermen say that ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/08/perus-drawn-out...

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