From Jennifer Viegas at Discovery News:
“Aflockalypse,” as the Washington Post and other news outlets are calling the bird die offs, can now be studied, along with the other animal deaths, online at the single Google webpage.
The events appear to all date from December 2010 to the present — likely a choice of the map’s creators, since previous events could have also been documented. The majority of the events are shown to have occurred in the United States, but the map also charts the following:
- “100 tons of fish” dead in South America
- “Hundreds of snapper” perished in New Zealand
- “Thousands of fish” were found floating dead in the Philippines
- “150 tons of red tilapias” died in Thailand
- “Scores of dead fish” in Haiti
- 50-100 Jackdaws dead in Norway
- Over 300 doves dead in Italy
and several more.
The question has been asked: Why are animals dying off in Biblical proportions?…
[continues at Discovery News]