Bird carcasses along Pacific shore baffle biologists

January 3, 2015 12:45 AM

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The carcasses of thousands of small birds called Cassin's auklets have been washing ashore over the last few months from Northern California up to the north coast of Washington.

Scientists along the Pacific Coast have been trying to determine what is causing the large die-off of the birds this winter.

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