Dozens of Penguins wash up dead on beaches in Rocha, Uruguay

Aparecen pingüinos muertos en Uruguay debido a las corrientes migratorias
Dead penguins appear in Uruguay due to migration flows. Photo:
Dozens of dead penguins appeared in the last three days on the shores of the Uruguayan departments of Rocha and Maldonado, east of the country, due to migration flows, the National Directorate of Aquatic Resources Uruguay (Dinara).
Although the phenomenon is maintained between the parameters of the “usual”, explained the coordinator of Dinara, Graciela Fabiano, will be closely followed the issue and be in constant contact with other agencies.
In the case of the National Directorate of Environment (DINAMA) and the specialized units in the subject at the University of the Republic (Udelar).
Also, Fabiano said that the number of dead birds likely to increase in the coming days due to weather conditions such as wind gusts.
In this sense, he denied that pollution factors are present at the moment.
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