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falling dead birds from the sky?

did you hear anything abt this over the past couple of days?

where was it and why etc?


Asked by san78 at 3:41 PM on Jan. 3, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • There are occasionally massive fish kills in the Gulf of Mexico. When I lived near Tampa, Fl, it was not uncommon to have thousands of fish wash up at a time. Sometimes it was blamed on red tide (which there has never been a definitive cause) but usually they just don't know. As much as we do know, there is still much that we don't know.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 9:09 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Yes. It happened in Arkansas and they believe they were struck by lightning during that big storm.

    Answer by m-avi at 3:42 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • For some reason all I can think about now is Alfred Hitchcocks movie 'The Birds'

    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:13 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Or hail; or stress from fireworks; or ...who the heck knows...they're sending some of them off for testing to try to determine it; but several aviary experts said this is not that uncommon...

    Answer by beachmamaof2 at 3:44 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • I remember the frog story that was so bizarre! LOL

    There have also been stories about it raining worms or fish or frogs in rare cases too - we think we are so smart but we have only the smallest understanding of the awesome power nature has and the insane things that can happen!

    Answer by beachmamaof2 at 3:56 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Locusts   


    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:53 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • ^^^^ That kid is gonna need a bigger stick!!! LOL

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:51 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Arkanas. Why, they don't know yet. They have a few theories. Lighting, Fireworks, etc. It was only one species "The red wing black bird."

    Only a 100 miles away over a 100 drum fish died off too. Why they are looking into it.

    I'd like to know though.....

    Answer by rebel07 at 3:44 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 3:45 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • I found this
    there is a comment there that there is a chemical weapons arsenal nearby and it also could be the one to blame but so far no answers

    Answer by gou18 at 3:48 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

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