Peru Investigates Deaths of Hundreds of Dolphins

Peru Investigates Deaths of Hundreds of Dolphins

LIMA, Peru April 20, 2012 (AP)

 Scientists and Peruvian officials are investigating a mass die-off of hundreds of dolphins along the South American country’s coast.A total of 877 dolphin carcasses have been counted recently along the shore in the northern regions of Piura and Lambayeque, Deputy Environment Minister Gabriel Quijandria said Thursday.Officials have been studying possible factors in the dolphins’ deaths including a virus or seismic oil exploration that has recently been carried out off northern Peru.Article LinK:

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