Environmentalists have recorded over the past three weeks, a record number of dolphins stranded at Cape Cod bay in the north-eastern United States, according to gazetaThe New-York Times.
"Over the past three weeks, 129 dolphins stranded on the coast of Cape Cod Bay for 30 miles. Annually, according to environmentalists, 228 different marine mammals — dolphins, whales and seals released from December to March, at a distance of more than a thousand kilometers of coastline from Cape Cod to the border of Rhode Island, "- said in a statement.
Environmentalists say that the first time dolphins so often and so regularly hit the U.S. coast.
"Even visiting travelers can watch the dolphins are beaching. Every day or two new mammals found on the shore," — said the publication.
According to animal rights, 37 of 129 dolphins were saved through the efforts of volunteers. Environmentalists organized a special hotline, which eyewitnesses report found animals.
"While all of the questions of why this happens, I can only say three words: I do not know" — said the head of the program to save the marine mammals of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Kathy Moore (Katie Moore).
As explained by the RIA Novosti Deputy Head of the Russian scientific program "Belukha-White Whale" Dmitry Glazov, dolphins can be thrown on the shore as a result of any medical conditions that affect the orientation of the bodies of animals, and because of underwater noise, such as that caused , the use of sonar during military exercises.