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On average, 163 such events are reported to the federal government each year, according to USGS records. And there have been much larger die-offs than the 3,000 blackbirds in Arkansas. Twice in the summer of 1996, more than 100,000 ducks died of botulism in Canada.
On average, 163 such events are reported to the federal government each year, according to USGS
It's all the medias fault, and probably social networking, and the popularity of the internet.
Events happen around the world that mostly go unnoticed,
but when media finally chooses to report it widely,
people freak out
like it is the first time and think the events are "rare".
so much attention.
Originally posted by yaphun
reply to post by Tsuki-no-Hikari
You are wasting your time. You will never get them to even search for past die offs, you will never get them to believe biologists when they say it is common, you will never get them to understand the media is the only reason this is "big news".
Dude .. its the rapture obvious..