1300+ sea birds found dead on beaches in Hualpen, Chile
More than a thousand birds were found dead Monday at the beaches and Ramuntcho Lenga bay of San Vicente, in Hualpén, in the Bio Bio Region.
The phenomenon, which began at dawn, was alerted by the inhabitants of the area to Sernapesca and the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG), who attended the scene to take samples.
Thus, it is expected to clarify whether the death of 1,300 birds was caused by disease, pollution, or by the action of fishing by sardine fishing.
The main fear is that the phenomenon resulting from a mutation of avian flu, which could affect humans.
It is expected that the first test results are available within 48 hours.
Courtesy of 24horas.cl