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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. The animals appeared in the South Island Harbor. Scientists have started insvestigating the possible...

Thousands of cattle killed by flash floods in Samburu, Kenya

An estimated 18,000 heads of livestock were swept away and killed by flash floods following a heavy downpour in Samburu County, Kenya. This is the worst loss that has ever been experienced in the region. According...

Jim Beam fire: Bourbon and thousands of dead fish enter Ohio River

Dead fish and bourbon began to enter the Ohio River on Monday due to the runoff from last week's Jim Beam warehouse fire. The “alcohol plume” from the...

490 horseshoe crabs mysteriously die in Kita-Kyushu, Japan – Fukushima?

Nearly 500 dead horseshoe crabs have washed ashore at a tidal flat in Kita-Kyushu, Japan. And researchers have no idea what is killing the endangered species that dates back 200 million years. 50 to 60 dead...

Zombie Sea Stars: Mysterious Disease Kills Sea Stars In San Diego

A mysterious disease is causing the limbs of sea stars to fall off and dissolve in the waters of San Diego. Researchers are concerned about more sea stars dying off in this manner. The condition is...

Ecosystem collapse: Millions of dead sardines wash up on a beach in Chile

Millions of sardines washed up dead along Aucho beach in the small town of Quemchi located in the eastern shore of Chiloé Island on January 27, 2017. It is the first time that such a...

Meanwhile Lake Poopo, the second largest lake of Bolivia, has almost completely disappeared

Considered as the second largest lake of Bolivia, after Lake Titicaca, Poopó has virtually disappeared. This lake, formely home of multitude of endemic species, is now dry and full of dead fish and animals. This video...

Mystery as California lake runs dry overnight killing thousands of fish – California drought?

Today, thousands of fish lay dead in what used to be Mountain Meadows Reservoir, also known as Walker Lake. And how this popular fish pond near Susanville ran dry overnight mystifies residents and officials. Thousands of fish...

Hundreds of starlings mysteriously drop DEAD from the sky above Rome, Italy like in a Hitchcock film

The flocks of starlings that create choreographed patterns in the skies over Rome have mysteriously lost their aplomb, with hundreds falling to their deaths after colliding with each other. The birds began plummeting from...

Mysterious Spike in Humpback Whale Deaths on Atlantic Coast Baffles Scientists

NOAA reports a mysterious spike of unusual Humpback whale deaths along the US Atlantic coast. An abnormally high number of marine mammals - 62 since 1991, when the program was established - were found dead...

Just HORRIBLE: Dozens of wild horses perish at dried-up waterhole as heatwave breaks record in Australia

More than 20 decomposing horses were discovered at a dried-up pool, known as “Deep Hole”, 56 miles east of Alice Springs, a remote town in Australia’s Northern Territory, amid an extreme heatwave in the region. 

Mysterious Animal Die-Offs: Whales, Chickens and Salmons Die in the USA, France, Algeria, China

Humpback whale found dead near Kruzof Island in Alaska Did US marines started with their underwater trainings? A baby humpback whale was found dead near Sitka Alaska. Biologists are trying to determine the cause. (SOURCE)   Unexplained fish...

More than 500 birds killed by hailstorm in India – Bees attacking the parakeets too

And again, hundreds of birds falling from the sky! This time, over 500 birds, mostly parakeets, killed in a powerful hailstorm that hit Bhandara and Gondia districts in India on February 13, 2018. 460...

Flooded Dhaka streets turn blood-red on the Eid al-Adha holiday

Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid al-Adha holiday on Monday, one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. Marking the willingness of Ibrahim, or Abraham, to sacrifice his son on God's...

Tens of thousands of jellyfish-like creatures wash up in New Zealand – Scale of die-off surprises Department of Conservation

Tens of thousands of jellyfish-like creatures have washed up on Greymouth beaches in New Zealand, surprising even the Department of Conservation with the scale. The rotting mass blanketed an 18m by 8m area of the...

Invasion of strange sailor jellyfish in Barcelona and along the Catalan coast – Giant sunfish washes up in New Zealand (videos and pictures)

What? Blue sand? Nope! These are thousands of blue jellyfish covering several beaches of Barcelona and along the Catalan coast. The jellyfish started appearing last Saturday, coloring the sand and coastal water in blue in...

Mass bird die-off in British Columbia, Canada – Like hundreds of birds dead on the road and around it

Like an ominous scene from a Hitchcock film, another bird mass die-off occurred. This time in Canada, where a flock of dead birds covered the road in the Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia. "There...

SHOCKING footage shows how up to 100 dead sharks washed up on a beach in Wales – leaving locals baffled

Many of the sharks were found to have their fins missing – sparking fears they may have been cut off before the fish were tossed back into the sea. Some fishermen have...

100 salmon die instantly after being released in New Zealand’s river and nobody knows why

100 salmon died within 15 minutes of putting them in the Opawa River, Blenheim New Zealand. And nobody knows why! A run of salmon died just minutes after being released into the Opawa River, New Zealand...

Mysterious fish die-off in Lake Toba, the largest volcanic lake in the world, terrifies residents

Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world occupying the caldera of a supervolcano on the Island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Millions of fish were found dead by fishermen between May 3 and...

9,000 small birds drop from the sky after major hailstorm at Antelope Island, Utah

A major hailstorm wiped out thousands of birds over the weekend. Although some lucky birds were able to take cover under bridges along Antelope Island Causeway, unfortunately at least 9,000 of them simply did not have...

Hundreds of birds fall from the sky and cover road in Sweden

This is really bizarre! Imagine you are driving your car and suddenly you stumble upon hundreds of dead birds covering the street you are driving. Like surreal, no? Well, this is exactly what happened...

Mystery Die-off at Punta de Choros, Chile? More Than 600 Sea Lions, Cormorants and Penguins Dead

May 18, 2013 - CHILE - Chilean Navy discovers more than 600 dead animals in Punta de Choros, a small fishing town north of La Serena. The bodies of sea lions, cormorants and penguins...

Apocalyptical mass die-off as millions of fish mysteriously die in the waters of Playa Tesoro, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Millions of fish are currently washing up on Playa Tesoro in Tamaulipas, Mexico. In order to avoid any health emergency, the army has been call over to clean up this apocalyptical mass die-off. The waters and sandy...

40,000 tonnes of salmon and 8,000 tonnes of sardines die along coastal Chile since beginning of 2016

At least 40,000 tonnes of salmon and 8,000 tonnes of sardines died along the Pacific coast of Chile as a result of mysterious red tides caused by the extreme El Niño. 12% of the annual...

Thousands of fish die mysteriously in Argentina

What did kill so many fish in Argentina? Residents of Santa Rosa were left baffled after discovering thousands of dead fish had washed ashore overnight. The strange scene took place along the banks of...

Mysterious Animal Die-Offs in Australia, USA, Germany and Indonesia: Bees, Fish, Birds

36,000 bees found dead in Niestetal (Germany) - HNA Fipronil is held responsible for the mass death of honeybees. Mysterious Carp dead in Holter Reservoir (Montana) - KRTV Hundreds of dead carp are floating in the popular reservoir on the...

Mysterious fish mass die-off at Marina del Rey in California – May 17 2014

Thousands of dead fish have flooded the A-Basin (one of seven) at Marina Del Rey late Saturday evening, May 17, 2014, just after 9 p.m. The source of the mass die-off is unknown. Authorities believe...

The 13 dead eagles of Maryland did not die of natural causes

Now it's clear, the 13 dead eagles found on a farm last month in Federalsburg, Maryland did not die of natural causes. The investigation is now focused on human causes. Newly released necropsy results are providing...

They Look Like Snowflakes: 100,000 kg Dead Fish Found In Fuhe River in China

100,000 kilograms of dead fish have been recovered From the Fuhe river in central China. Background for this mass die-off is ammonia poisoning from a nearby chemical plant (Hubei Shuanghuan Science and Technology). According to authorities,...

Millions of molluscs killed by catastrophic red tide in Chile

The region of Los Lagos, Chile is currently affected by a toxic red tide. The algae bloom has already killed hundreds tons of fish and now millions of molluscs are covering the beach. Apocalyptical! A biblical...

Mysterious stranding of 50 Whales near Punta Arenas, Chile: 23 dead and 27 saved

Local fishermen and the Chilean Navy are working together to return 50 beached whales (now known to be false killer whales) to the sea. Some measure over six meters in length and have been...

Thousands of howler monkeys killed in unprecedented wave of death in Brazil

In some deep forests of southern Brazil, thousands of howler monkeys have been killed by what scientists called an unprecedented wave of death. After the death of thousands of howler monkeys by the yellow fever...

Strange beaches: At Salton Sea sand is replaced by dead fish bones

Beaches are normally covered with soft white or golden sand... At Salton Sea, dead fish bones have replaced sand over time... There is no sand in these pictures, just bones. The increasing salinity of the Salton Sea has killed...

Massive animal die-offs: 3000 deer, 300 birds, thousands of jellyfish blobs, 21 buffaloes

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...

Over 3 dozen birds fall from sky in Dorchester, Boston – Cats die too

Health officials are investigating after 47 birds fell from the sky in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood on September 8, 2016. Rescuers were able to save 15 of the birds, but 32 have died. Investigators are working...

Enormous sinkhole drains lake in Franca, Brazil killing thousands of fish and almost sucking down a boat

Thousands of fish were killed and a two-person boat almost swallowed into an enormous sinkhole after the largest dam in Franca, Sao Paolo, Brazil was drained accidentally late Friday afternoon (15). This footage is just...

Hundreds of crows fall dead from the sky in Springfield, Michigan

Mystery as several hundred crows are discovered dead along a section of railroad tracks in Springfield, Michigan on March 15, 2016. Residents counted around 300 dead birds stretching over at least 200 yards. How and...

It’s BIBLICAL in Australia right now! MILLIONS OF ANIMALS DIE due to ongoing extreme temperatures and dry weather

Thousands of birds have been found dead at one of Western Australia's most important inland wetlands, but the cause behind the mass kill remains a mystery. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of fish have...