They say the deaths of the dolphins and pelicans were unrelated and it was a coincidence that they happened around the same time.
Authorities were so late in gathering tissue from the mammals that crucial clues were lost, said the scientist heading the dolphin death probe, Armando Hung, head of the molecular biology lab at Cayetano Heredia University.
Ocean temperatures in the region, said Bocanegra, are 6 degrees above normal for this time of year, Peru's autumn.
The dolphin die-off remains a mystery.
So, 4450 Pelicans have died as a result of lack of anchovy, as they are all going deeper into the water due to rising sea temperatures. Furthermore, the scientists claim that the dolphin die offs are unrelated, even when "Crucial clues were lost." That means they are speculating.
There seem to be some holes in this whole mass animal die off, and it definitely is starting to sound like a cover up...
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