Alert: “Sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water off Florida beaches” says AP; “Crowding in close to shore”


Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore, Associated Press, 19 hours ago

Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water off Florida beaches...

Birds covered in oil are crawling deep into marshes, never to be seen again. ...

The animals' presence close to shore means their usual habitat is badly polluted, and the crowding could result in mass die-offs as fish run out of oxygen. Also, the animals could easily be devoured by predators. ...

They saw dolphins by the dozen frolicking in the oily sheen and oil-tinged pelicans feeding their young. ...

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