Posted on 04/29/2012 by user Flaijers
MEXICO CITY, April 30 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. More than 200 pelicans were found dead on the beaches of the north coast of Peru, the causes of their deaths have not been established, said on Sunday channel Univision.
The dead birds were found in approximately the same place where the bodies have been found about 900 dolphins. This is an area of the coast length of 170 kilometers.
Local fishermen are the first to sound the alarm, finding dozens of sea birds dying on the coast. To help them, they could not.
Experts do not rule out that we can talk about a virus that is deadly to marine life.
However, after the discovery of hundreds of bodies of dolphins a week ago was not excluded version poisoning toxins or heavy metals dissolved in seawater. Then experts have noticed that just about 200 km from the place of death of the animals held exploration by U.S. company BPZ.
Government authorities have denied a connection between the fact of death of dolphins and the conduct of these operations.
Source: RIA Novosti