Meanwhile the ecosystem collapse is going on with thousands of birds, fish and mammals dying off in mysterious ways.
When is this going to stop?
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease is the official cause of more than 2,000 deer found dead in 23 counties in South Dakota this year. We are close to the record year 2012, when 3,700 deer were killed by the disease.
The heaviest losses have been in Brule (206 deer were found dead), Aurora and Beadle Counties (209 deer were found dead). Cap Journal
Authorities are still investigating what killed an estimated 200 to 300 red-winged blackbirds in Stow Creek, a this rural township in New Jersey.
The birds were found on the road, in farm fields and in wooded areas. Some of the dead birds were also found on some nearby roadways, as if they had suddenly fell from the sky. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has become involved in helping to determine what killed the birds in this latest incident. NJ
Thousands of mysterious jelly-like creatures washed up on the sand in Huntington Beach on November 28, 2016. These are most probably sea cucumbers. And they are a lingering effect of last winter’s El Niño.
There’s all kinds of weird things happening. It’s just strange. KTLA
Livestock officials are investigating the sudden death of 21 buffaloes in Ban Khao Duan village, Thailand. The farmer lost almost half of his herd within 3 days.
It is unknown what disease has killed the buffaloes so suddenly. Herders have been asked to move their cattles away to prevent the spread of the disease. Bangkok Post
And what’s next, a whale giant mass-stranding because of military sonars?