When Animals Die In Masses, It's Freaky — But Not Unnatural
The really creepy part of these die-offs is often the very reason they happen in the first place.By Ryan Biek | November 17, 2016
The next time the news reports that birds are falling from the sky or schools of fish are floating belly-up, don't panic.
Mass die-offs of animals are becoming more common. But the really creepy part of these die-offs (you know, the mass part) is often the very reason why the deaths happen in the first place.
Earlier this month, thousands of fish were found dead in waterways near Long Island, New York. But far from it being a sign of the apocalypse, officials think a lack of oxygen was to blame.