Mass Dolphin Deaths In Peru A Mystery

dolphinsEarth’s most intelligent species is dying off in droves. Report from the International Business Times:

Around 877 carcasses of dolphins and porpoises were found on Peruvian beaches in two and half months. Peruvian officials and environmentalists are trying to unravel the mystery behind the phenomenon.

No concrete reasons have been figured out yet but authorities believe that it could possibly be a viral infection that may have killed the dolphins in huge numbers. Environmental groups in the country blame the sound waves generated from oil exploration work carried out by Houston-based BPZ Energy Company between February 8 and April 8 off Northern Peru.

Mass dolphin deaths have been reported globally in recent years, raising concerns about the survival of the species.

6 Comments on "Mass Dolphin Deaths In Peru A Mystery"

  1. Jin The Ninja | May 4, 2012 at 11:40 am |

    anytime there is a report of cetacean deaths, i die a little bit inside. maybe the logo for oil should be denoted by a dead dolphin.

    • Mrtchops | May 4, 2012 at 7:31 pm |

      amen brudda.
      i know it’s kinda new-age, hippy to go about the intelligence of dolphins/whales. but if you ever actually come into close contact with a dolphin, i guarantee you will not doubt that these are amazing creatures, deserving of our protection.

      • Jin The Ninja | May 4, 2012 at 8:08 pm |

        very true. i heard the irawaddy dolphins will be extinct within 5 years. just broke my heart. i remember going to sabah as a little kid with my dad to see the ‘pink whale.’ i’ve always loved them.

  2. Tio Holtzman | May 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm |

    So long, and thanks for all the Corexit.

  3. Maybe it’s the fuel from Phobos-Grunt… No one made a story after it crashed about the clean up and what not and the satellite crashed in the Pacific near Peru.. Not to mysterious if you piece the puzzle together.

  4. According to Robert Anton Wilson, dolphins don’t give a shit. They’re inter-dimensional beings anyway. I’d like to think they’re sipping Mai Tais on some bizarro-world beach, unfortunately in this reality their just dead on one, but again, they don’t give a shit. Has anyone talked to Dr. Lily recently? Altered States anyone? Is he sipping Mai Tais laced with Ketamine somewhere as well? …….Too soon?

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