Thursday, February 1, 2018

2018 - JAN - Animal Die-Offs

2018-01-01 - Hundreds of fish, seagulls and a dolphin wash ashore dead in Cornwall (Britain):

2018-01-01 - Many fish found dead in Porto de Pedras (Brazil):

2018-01-01 - Thousands of fish found dead in pond in Haderslev (Denmark):

2018-01-02 - More than 80 gray dolphins found dead in a month near coastal Rio de Janeiro (Brazil):

Quote: "Environmentalists in Brazil say they are trying to figure out why more than 80 gray dolphins have died in less than a month on the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. A statement from the Gray Dolphin Institute says the dolphins died over past 17 days in the Bay of Sepetiba, a coastal district about 70 kilometres west of the city of Rio de Janeiro."

2018-01-04 - Sperm whale found dead near Armona Island (Portugal):

2018-01-06 - Insects dying off hard around the planet:

2018-01-07 - Fin whale washes up dead at beach in Alexandria (Egypt):

2018-01-07 - Dog found dead near canal in Barrow upon Trent (Britain):

2018-01-08 - Thousands of flying foxes killed by record-breaking heatwave near Sydney (Australia):

2018-01-10 - Around 90 crows found dead in parks in Saitama (Japan):

2018-01-10 - Thousands of starfish wash up dead on beach in coastal Skegness (Britain):

2018-01-10 - Large number of fish die in the Phu River in Quang Ngai (Vietnam):

2018-01-10 - Four tons of fish found dead in lagoon in Santa Rosa (Argentina):

2018-01-10 - Many fish found dead in lake in Saltillo (Mexico):

2018-01-11 - Around 100 pigeons drop dead in coastal Valencia (Spain):

2018-01-11 - Eight dolphins and whales wash up dead along the coast in Ireland:

2018-01-11 - Thousands of starfish wash up dead on beach in coastal Edinburgh (Scotland):

2018-01-11 - Hundreds of fish wash up dead in coastal Adelaide (Australia):

2018-01-11 - Hundreds of fish found dead in river in Orihuela (Spain):

2018-01-11 - Hundreds of fish found dead in lagoon in Maimon (Dominican Republic):

2018-01-12 - Around 100 rare parrots found dead on road near Murrumbateman (Australia):

2018-01-12 - Many fish wash ashore dead in coastal Gulf Shores (Alabama):

2018-01-15 - More than a dozen sea birds found dead at beaches in coastal Destin (Florida):

Quote: "More than a dozen dead sea birds were discovered on local beaches last Friday. Their cause of death is waiting to be determined by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission veterinarian."

2018-01-16 - Hundreds of fish bubble up dead in Duck Pond in coastal Jacksonville (Florida):

Quote: "People living near Colonial Manor Lake Park in the Miramar neighborhood near San Marco have noticed something disturbing in the water. On Friday, hundreds of dead fish floated to the surface of the lake on San Jose Boulevard, which is also known as the 'Duck Pond.' 'Usually, the pond looks healthy,' neighbors Jim and Marry Burch said. '(It's) extremely alarming.'"

2018-01-17 - Hundreds of fish found dead in the water in the Gooseponds area in coastal Mackay (Australia):

2018-01-18 - Seabirds washing up dead or dying along the Bay of Plenty (New Zealand):

2018-01-18 - No calves seen seven weeks into calving season for endangered right whales:

Quote: "Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season — the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years."

2018-01-19 - Starving and dead penguins found on Waiheke Island and around New Zealand:

2018-01-20 - Over 100 Olive Ridley turtles found dead along the coast in Tamil Nadu (India):

2018-01-20 - Fish dying in Tempe Town Lake in Tempe (Arizona):

2018-01-21 - Hundreds of thousands of bees found dead or dying in Murchison (New Zealand):

2018-01-21 - Whale washes ashore dead at beach in coastal Auckland (New Zealand):

2018-01-23 - Hundreds of sea birds and fish wash up dead in coastal Mount Maunganui (New Zealand):

2018-01-23 - More than 200 seabirds found dead on beaches in coastal Tunquen (Chile):

2018-01-23 - Hundreds of birds dying in coastal Yucatan (Mexico):

2018-01-23 - Thousands of fish bubble up dead in lake in coastal Sarawak (Malaysia):

2018-01-23 - Hundreds of fish wash up dead along the Teesta River in Jalpaiguri (India):

2018-01-24 - Hundreds of chickens die from unknown cause in Prey Veng Province (Cambodia):

2018-01-24 - Hundreds of fish found dead in canals in Tavares (Florida):

2018-01-24 - Huge number of fish found dead in river running through Guatemala and Honduras:

2018-01-24 - Around one ton of fish found dead in the Paraguay River (Paraguay):

2018-01-24 - Hundreds of starfish wash up dead in coastal Falmouth (Britain):

2018-01-24 - More than 1,000 starfish wash ashore dead on coastal Fripp Island (South Carolina):

2018-01-24 - Large 17-foot great white shark washes ashore dead in coastal Dipaculao, Aurora (Philippine Islands):

2018-01-25 - Bald eagle found dead on coastal Marco Island (Florida):

Quote: "There were no gunshot wounds, according to the Marco Island Police Department, and initial X-rays suggest the bird died from impact trauma and internal bleeding."

Note: Lost consciousness and crashed out of the sky? Like the skydiver that just fell unconscious and slammed into the roof of a home and died in Perris (California), mentioned in the 2018-01-22 update...

2018-01-25 - Two tigers, male and female, and female elephant all found dead near lake in Bandiputr (India):

Quote: "The two wild cats – one male and the another female — were found dead near a lake, and a few metres away a female elephant was found dead. According to forest officials, the tigers aged between two and three years might have died four days ago and the elephant aged around 25 years might have died one week ago."

2018-01-25 - Whale found dead in the Marlborough Sounds (New Zealand):

2018-01-25 - Large number of fish dying in Kamal Pokhari (lake) in Nepal:

2018-01-26 - 34 Andean condors, some sheep, some goats and a puma found dead near Los Molles (Argentina):

Quote: "Sheep, goats and a puma were also found dead on Monday in the same area, near the town of Los Molles."

2018-01-27 - Tiger, around age 5, found dead in Madhya Pradesh (India):

2018-01-27 - Elephant drops dead in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (India):

2018-01-27 - Eastern US cougar declared extinct 80 years after last sighting:

2018-01-28 - Humpback whale washes ashore dead in coastal Fernandina Beach (Florida):

2018-01-29 - Fish dying in retention pond near Doctors Lake in Clay County (Florida):

2018-01-30 - Hundreds of starlings drop dead out of the sky in Draper (Utah):

Quote: "Lacey stated that: 'As I was driving, these birds were just falling out of the sky. They were all on the ground right around here and on the roadway,' Brown said, 'They were just falling out of the sky like leaves,' as reported by"

2018-01-30 - Hundreds of seabirds washing up dead or dying in New Zealand:

Quote: "Hundreds of dead and starving seabirds are washing up around Tasman's shoreline. The rise in seawater temperatures could be to blame for hundreds of dead fairy prions washing up along the beaches in Tasman and Golden Bay. There have been reports of people finding hundreds of dead, dehydrated and starving seabirds across the entire Tasman Bay, and all the way to Wharariki in Golden Bay."

2018-01-31 - Unusual numbers of minke whales, humpback whales and North Atlantic right whales dying along the US East Coast:

Quote: "The sleek and plentiful minke whales that stranded on the shores of Cape Cod last year in unusual numbers have drawn the attention of the federal government, with the announcement Wednesday of an 'unusual mortality event' for the species from South Carolina to Maine. In total, 29 minke whales have stranded along the twelve states since mid-January of last year, with the highest numbers on the shores of Massachusetts and New York. Of the eight that stranded off Massachusetts, five were on the shores of Cape Cod: one in Harwich, one in Chatham and three in Wellfleet Harbor."

Quote: "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday announced minke whales – as well as humpback and endangered North Atlantic right whales – are experiencing what officials call 'an unusual mortality event.'"

2018-01-31 - Four million kangaroos die from unknown cause in one year in Australia:

2018-01-31 - Crows dropping dead out of the sky in Portland (Oregon):

Quote: "Witnesses saw birds 'falling from the sky' and the Audubon Society has launched an investigation after at least 10 crows have been found dead in Northeast Portland since Tuesday."

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