Lima, Feb. 10 / Xinhua / — Last week at the 106-km long beach in the province of Lambayeque in northern Peru was recorded the death of more than 200 dolphins. The cause of this phenomenon remains unclear.
In addition to emissions of dolphins on the beach, in the sea and on the shore were found a large number of dead fish. Local fishermen reported a massive loss of anchovies.
The reason for the mass death of dolphins remains unknown. The head of the association of fish farms Province Mr. Lambayeque believes that the dolphins were killed, most likely due to the fact that swallowed anchovies, which are eaten on the eve of the rotten polluted marine plankton.