Thursday, February 22, 2007

Toss a few more corpses onto that growing pile of mysteriously dead birds:

Rare loon deaths in New Hampshire faze scientists

Scientists are struggling to explain the rare death of 17 loons in New Hampshire, saying warm weather may have confused the threatened species of bird which typically heads to the ocean for winter.

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"This is the first time I ever have seen this," said senior biologist and executive director of the Loon Preservation Committee, Harry Vogel. "It's unprecedented."

1 comment:

W.M. Bear said...

I'm resisting making Republican jokes here.