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We’re not going to watch as more dolphins die along the Shore. Today . http://bit.ly/17lYMmD
If you click on the link, you see this …….
…… The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is “While we hope is reaching its peak in New Jersey, we really don’t know how much longer this situation will continue,” said Bob Schoelkopf, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center’s Executive Director. “We are extremely appreciative for all of this assistance, which will relieve a great deal of pressure on our small organization.” ……
To date, NOAA has determined that 32 dolphins tested from all five states . For 11 samples, genetic sequencing has confirmed this finding.
Morbilliviruses are naturally occurring pathogens in marine mammal populations, and because these viruses suppress the immune system, many animals ultimately die from secondary infections, according to NOAA Fisheries. Not all dolphins exposed to morbillivirus…
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