80 Dead Baby Dolphins Have Now Washed Ashore in the Gulf & We Just Don't Know Why

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Some important questions about the now 80 dead baby dolphins washing ashore in the Gulf of Mexico from NRDC Switchboard:

1) Will we be able to determine cause of death? It may be difficult to link the deaths directly to the Gulf Oil Spill, even if that's the cause. 2) Which dolphins are dying? There are multiple groups of dolphins in the Gulf and we just don't know which community these deaths are coming from. 3) Are dolphins declining in the Gulf? Is this die-off just the tip of a bigger problem?Read more: NRDC Switchboard
More on the Gulf Oil Spill:
Gulf Oil Spill Caused Inches of Dead Animals & Oil to Coat Seafloor
4,500 Animals Killed in BP Spill ... And Counting

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