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Birds and Fish Dying a Coincidence Experts Say

Friday, January 7, 2011 4:34
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If the massive bird and fish deaths have been freaking you out – here’s a bit of comforting news – experts are saying that although what has been happening lately is definitely obscure, it’s certainly not the sign of the apocalypse.

Approximately 500 dead birds were discovered in Louisiana this week and on New Year’s Eve, 5,000 red-winged blackbirds dropped from the sky in Beebe, Arkansas, and recently, Swedish authorities have been investigating the deaths of 100 jackdaws found in a street in Falkoping.

“We made an autopsy on five of the birds yesterday and found internal bleeding but no external lesions,” said Marianne Elvander of Sweden’s National Veterinary Institute.

In Arkansas, the bird deaths have so far been attributed to fireworks. Because the birds may have been roosting, the fireworks could have caused them to die. Mass deaths of animals are strange, but they do happen and with fear-mongoring media blitz about the deaths in Arkansas, other deaths are receiving attention when they would otherwise go unreported.

“This is a classic example of freak events coinciding,” said zoologist Petter Boeckman at the Norwegian Natural History Museum.

Meanwhile, Anderson Cooper is interviewing former “Growing Pains” actor turned fundamental Christian Kirk Cameron on the matter. Even Cameron had to admit that it was “kind of silly” to think that dead birds is a sign of the apocalypse.

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    Coincidence is the Science way of saying “I don’t know” – Which is WHY they remain ignorant and blind to their world around them…

    There is NO SUCH THING as “coincidence” —

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