Apocalyptical cuttlefish mass die-off in Chile unexplained

Thousands of cuttlefish mysteriously washed up on Santa Maria off Coronel, Chile on January 12, 2016.

The cause of the mass die-off remains unexplained.

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The animals appeared in the South Island Harbor.

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Scientists have started insvestigating the possible causes for this mysterious and apocalyptical mass die-off.

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First images of this mass kill were widespread by Mayor Leonidas Romeros on Twitter.

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Toxicological tests are now underway.

While it may be natural, this cuttlefish mass die-off may also result from water contamination.

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Twitter / Leonidas Romero Sáez

Here a long list of animal mass die-offs reported around the world.

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