Monday, January 1, 2018

2017 - DEC - Animal Die-Offs

2017-12-01 - Sperm whale washes ashore dead at beach in Domburg (Netherlands), first in 47 years:

2017-12-02 - Leopard found dead in canal in Marmat (India):

2017-12-03 - Dozens of sharks found dead at Louisa Creek Beach south of Mackay (Australia):

2017-12-03 - Fish die and Candaguit River ground bulges up in Bacolod City (Philippine Islands):

Quote: "The mysterious elevation of river’s ground and massive fish kill in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental frightens the residents. On Saturday (December 02, 2017), the official Facebook page of 'Aksyon Radyo Bacolod' has uploaded the photos and videos of the mysterious ground elevation of Candaguit River at Purok 5, Brgy Baliwagan, San Enrique in Negros Occidental."

2017-12-04 - Sperm whale washes up dead in Hopetoun (Australia):

2017-12-09 - North Atlantic right whales heading toward extinction after 17 die this year:

Quote: "North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world, and they have endured a deadly year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said there are only about 450 of the whales left and 17 of them have died so far in 2017."

2017-12-10 - Whale found dead near coastal Coromandel (New Zealand):

2017-12-11 - Elephant, age 35, dies at the Topeka Zoo in Topeka (Kansas):

2017-12-12 - Juvenile fin whale strands and dies in the James River in coastal Newport News (Virginia):

2017-12-12 - Around 100 tons of fish found dead in Lake Maninjau in West Sumatra (Indonesia):

2017-12-13 - Hundreds of birds found dead along road in coastal Örnsköldsvik (Sweden):

Quote: "A bizarre sight hit Mikael Lind from Örnsköldsvik. Hundreds of gray birds suddenly died in the middle of the road. 'It was surreal,' he told SVT News."

2017-12-13 - Millions of fish found dead in river in Morales (Colombia):

2017-12-13 - Hundreds of tons of fish found dead in Jatiluhur Reservoir and Cirata Reservoir (Indonesia):

2017-12-13 - Hundreds of fish found dead in river in Vila Bela da Santissima Trindade (Brazil):

2017-12-14 - Two dogs have seizures and die after hunting near Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge (South Dakota):

Quote: "Lloyd Hodgin of Aberdeen had a friend visiting from Colorado with an 11-year-old, male black Labrador retriever and a 10-month-old, female yellow Labrador retriever. The Coloradan took his two dogs hunting Wednesday morning in a game production area near the refuge. The man returned Aberdeen, left one dog back and set out to hunt again with Hodgin and his dog. By that evening, the two Labradors began having seizures Hodgin said. He said the dogs died within about 15 minutes of each other around 3 Thursday morning."

2017-12-17 - Virus outbreak disfiguring bighorn rams at Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming/Montana):

2017-12-18 - Mysterious 'white blotch' killing off coral in South Florida:

Quote: "A mysterious epidemic continues to sweep South Florida's reefs, transforming corals into lifeless skeletons and threatening undersea structures that support tourism, provide hurricane protection and serve as homes to a vast range of marine life."

2017-12-19 - Asiatic cheetahs approach extinction, fewer than 50 left, protection funding being cut:

2017-12-20 - Hundreds of thousands of fish bubble up dead in lake in coastal Dubai (UAE):

Quote: "Hundreds of thousands of fish have mysteriously washed up dead in a lake in Jumeirah Islands much to the horror of residents."

2017-12-21 - Rare manatees endure another deadly year in Florida, with 513 deaths:

2017-12-22 - Elephant drops dead in forest in Haldwani (India):

2017-12-23 - Thousands of fish found dead without eyes at beach in Pinetamare (Italy):

2017-12-24 - Hundreds of fish wash up dead on coastal Pine Island (Florida):

2017-12-25 - Humpback whale washes ashore dead on East Atlantic Beach (New York):

2017-12-26 - Humpback whale washes ashore dead at Point Reyes National Seashore (California):

Quote: "The whale had a full layer of blubber 4½ to 5½ inches deep and appeared healthy, Halaska said."

2017-12-27 - Whale found dead in the water in coastal Long Beach (California):

2017-12-27 - Coral continues dying off around the planet:

2017-12-28 - Horse drops dead in valley during hunt in Wheddon Cross (Britain):

Quote: "But a huntswoman, whose voice was caught on camera by the group declared: 'If I was going to die, I’d like to die like that. Going out doing what I loved. Hunting and then have a heart attack. Marvellous.'"

Note: She might just drop dead like that. Or she might burn to death, or get paralyzed for what remains of her life in a traffic accident, or go insane and stab herself. There are lotsa possibilities! And I don't know that the HORSE died doing what it loved. Anybody ask it if it loved hunting? It died doing what SHE loves...

2017-12-29 - Bees found dead at beach in coastal Whangamata (New Zealand):

2017-12-29 - Three thresher sharks wash up dead in 2 days on coastal Cape Cod (Massachusetts):

2017-12-30 - Sperm whale washes ashore dead in Hawke's Bay (New Zealand):

2017-12-31 - Humpback whale found dead off the coast of Hawaii:

2017-12-31 - Shrimp dying off the coast of Maine, no shrimp harvest in 2018 for fifth straight year:

Quote: "So far, according to scientists who survey the Gulf of Maine annually, it hasn’t. Their most recent data show Northern shrimp numbers at a historic low for the 34 years in which they have been counting the crustacean, Pandalus borealis. Egg production is down. Survival rates for larvae are poor. Last month, regulators voted to keep the fishery closed again through 2018, the fifth consecutive year without a shrimp harvest."

2017-12-31 - Hundreds of pigeons drop dead near Santa Cruz (Bolivia):

2017-12-31 - Thousands of fish found dead in reservoir in Escaba (Argentina):

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