15 Dec '11, 5pm

Yikes! 1,500 birds crash into Walmart parking lot and die Aflockalypse.

Yikes! 1,500 birds crash into Walmart parking lot and die Aflockalypse.

Mass death events are typically defined as those in which more than 1,000 birds die, and the National Wildlife Health Center has received more than 175 reports of such events in the past decade. The triggers vary from disease and weather to trauma and starvation, but Griffin says this week's event stands out because it covered such a large area, up to 30 miles across. "I've been here 15 years, and this was the worst downing I've seen," she says.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/mass-bird-...

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treehugger.com 16 Dec '11, 2pm

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thedailygreen.com 14 Dec '11, 7am

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care2.com 16 Dec '11, 7am

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