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Commence Freaking Out: Animal Death Map!
Mediaite ^ | 1/7/10 | Alex Alverez

Posted on 01/07/2011 8:16:08 AM PST by EBH

As we approach the end of time amid a flurry of bloody feathers, fish carcasses, and plentiful crab cakes, Google has, as it always does, given us a means of approaching our imminent demise easily and with style.

A new Google Map created yesterday – “Mass Animal Deaths” – shows areas of the world that have experienced a recent wave of animal deaths, complete with a link to an article explaining each instance, as well as the number of animals found dead in each case. From dead snapper in New Zealand to birds exploding over Arkansas, troubling animal deaths are just a click away.

And, yes: So far, the map indicates that the U.S. is the animal death capital of the world.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: bird; birdkill; birds; dieoff; fish; fishkill; fishy; teotwawki

1 posted on 01/07/2011 8:16:09 AM PST by EBH
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To: EBH
And, yes: So far, the map indicates that the U.S. is the animal death capital of the world.

Well, no. The map indicates that the US is the animal death reporting capital of the world.

Big difference.

2 posted on 01/07/2011 8:17:44 AM PST by r9etb
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To: EBH

3 posted on 01/07/2011 8:18:07 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: EBH
So far, the map indicates that the U.S. is the animal death capital of the world.

Could this be due to the US having a more open information system than, say, China?

4 posted on 01/07/2011 8:18:32 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: EBH
And, yes: So far, the map indicates that the U.S. is the animal death capital of the world.

Incidentaly we're also the media hype capital of the world.
5 posted on 01/07/2011 8:18:38 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: EBH

USA! USA! USA!


6 posted on 01/07/2011 8:19:45 AM PST by tumblindice (Think about it, but don't hurt yourself)
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To: EBH

Well, thank goodness we’re number 1 in something!


7 posted on 01/07/2011 8:21:26 AM PST by momtothree
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To: knittnmom

I would guess there are a lot more of these incidents in isolated places and places with little technology.


8 posted on 01/07/2011 8:23:04 AM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: r9etb
Well, no. The map indicates that the US is the animal death reporting capital of the world.

Bingo.. the media making a big deal about nothing..

Birds Falling From the Sky Not Unusual The only unusual part of the recent spate of bird (and fish) die-offs is that people witnessed them. (from Discovery)

9 posted on 01/07/2011 8:23:59 AM PST by mnehring
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To: EBH
From dead snapper in New Zealand to birds exploding over Arkansas, troubling animal deaths are just a click away.

Just a wee bit alarmist...no? Birds didn't actually explode in AR...they just dropped from the sky.

I heard folks talking about the disappearance of Rock Fish from VA waters this winter AND the sudden death of millions of juvenile spot in the Chesapeake Bay as two very odd occurances. Actually nothing odd at all except that December was unusually cold. The sudden cold killed off a lot of baby Spot and baby spot are the number one food source for the Rock Fish...who migrated south to the Outer Banks...about a month early...looking for warmer waters and more abundant food. Not exactly end of the world stuff...

10 posted on 01/07/2011 8:25:19 AM PST by pgkdan (Protect and Defend America! End the practice of islam on our shores before it's too late!)
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To: EBH

“Aflockalypse Now”


11 posted on 01/07/2011 8:26:33 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: EBH

Lets see a map of human die offs now. I bet north america isn’t leader of that pack.


12 posted on 01/07/2011 8:26:36 AM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: EBH

So that’s where Mas has been test firing it’s death ray beams,UFO’s to pick up sampels soon.


13 posted on 01/07/2011 8:26:55 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: EBH
The Internet allows people with too much time on their hands to obsess about mundane things. And make them into a crisis.

Weather news is always made into a crisis now by media outlets, to drive traffic to their websites as one small example.

14 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:01 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Vote like Obama is on the ballot)
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To: EBH

Let me see a the same map with a 5 year spread.


15 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:24 AM PST by AU72
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To: r9etb
Naw, we're number one ~ that's because THE NEXT ICE AGE STARTS HERE.

These guys can have all the runaway greenhouse effect going on in the rest of the world, but the ice happens in North America and that's due to intense cold ~ over and over and over.

Eventually the ice builds up in Canada, and slops over into the Corn Belt, and about then the rest of the world starts to die too ~ and it's all over for the next 100,000 years.

16 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:42 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: mnehring

Bingo.. the media making a big deal about nothing..
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

This probably comes under the ‘$-it Happens’ category.

After millions of dollars are ‘wasted’ the final discovery will be the ‘victims’ just got tired of doing the same old thing day after day.

Like the “Hold my beer and watch this”.

All of a sudden the lead bird got tired of flapping his wings and his minions followed suit....


17 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:47 AM PST by xrmusn ((6/98))
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To: mamelukesabre
Lets see a map of human die offs now. I bet north america isn’t leader of that pack.

We certainly are if you count abortions.
18 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:47 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: EBH

At least this is taking attention away from the “missile” off the California coast.


19 posted on 01/07/2011 8:27:53 AM PST by Moonman62 (Half of all Americans are above average. Politicians come from the other half.)
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To: EBH

I just wish it was happening with the Canadian geese that fly over my place. I would love to fill my freezer with them.


20 posted on 01/07/2011 8:28:22 AM PST by epithermal
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To: EBH

Everyone needs to calm down and eat some fruit or something!

I loves me that movie!

21 posted on 01/07/2011 8:28:54 AM PST by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: mnehring

No big deal says Smithsonian bird curator.

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall/2011/01/smithsonian-bird-curator-die-off-is-not-such-a-big-deal/


22 posted on 01/07/2011 8:29:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: EBH

Oddly enough, the USGS tracks these things in the us.

http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/mortality_events/ongoing.jsp

Tracks the explanations for the deaths too.


23 posted on 01/07/2011 8:29:50 AM PST by DManA
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To: EBH

Decoding the Bird-Death Maps

http://thehairpin.com/2011/01/decoding-the-bird-death-maps/


24 posted on 01/07/2011 8:30:01 AM PST by placerville
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To: hennie pennie

*bookmark*


25 posted on 01/07/2011 8:30:30 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Did you just make that up?

Very good.


26 posted on 01/07/2011 8:31:02 AM PST by DManA
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To: EBH
There were thousands of fireants that dropped dead in my backyard in Louisiana this past weekend.

Of course that was after I soaked their mound with gasoline and torched them.

27 posted on 01/07/2011 8:32:30 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: pgkdan
The news report said that event occurred in CHESAPEAKE BAY NEW ZEALAND ~ which, alas, doesn't really exist.

So, we don't know where it happened but some suspect someone was lost and got sick eating dead crab found floating around.

28 posted on 01/07/2011 8:34:25 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: mamelukesabre

thats not fair!!!

Obamacare hasnt fully kicked in yet!!


29 posted on 01/07/2011 8:39:48 AM PST by wyowolf
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To: EBH

At this point with the media hype I’d be more concerned about a significant Al Queda attack a-la Shark Attack Summer 2001...


30 posted on 01/07/2011 8:39:48 AM PST by MNlurker
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To: DManA

No, saw it somewhere else and just added “Now” to the end.


31 posted on 01/07/2011 8:39:58 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: momtothree

As my euro friends say the USA is always #1 in confidence.


32 posted on 01/07/2011 8:41:40 AM PST by Jolla
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To: Moonman62
Naw, early on I cranked that one back into the mix. We have large numbers of animals showing up bumped, crushed, cranked or fried and all of one species.

So, we have a MILE WIDE MISSILE blasting off on the West Coast. There's a MILE WIDE UFO in Texas a couple of months ago. There're events in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and if you go back through all these stories it looks like a UFO with a malfunctioning "background stealth projection unit".

So, nothing to worry about ~ happens all the time.

33 posted on 01/07/2011 8:44:28 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: EBH

Can we get a mass-RINO death in D.C.? Please?


34 posted on 01/07/2011 8:44:28 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (0bamanomics: Punish Success, Reward Failure. Destroying America is the point.)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi
“Aflockalypse Now”

Good one!

35 posted on 01/07/2011 8:50:12 AM PST by GOPJ
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To: Jolla

That is truth. US students rank well done the line in math test scores but are #1 in their self assessment of their math skills.


36 posted on 01/07/2011 8:50:56 AM PST by DManA
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To: mamelukesabre
Lets see a map of human die offs now. I bet north america isn’t leader of that pack.

Good idea! I'd like to see where the real problems are - rather than just the stuff that appeals to liberal journalists.

37 posted on 01/07/2011 8:51:36 AM PST by GOPJ
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To: EBH
Glenn Beck did a pretty good job putting this all in perspective. Doing simple Google searches for “mysterious bird kills or fish kills by year” you will see that it's not all that unusual. Pick a year, and you can find a headline someplace in the World where thousands of birds die, or fish wash up.
38 posted on 01/07/2011 8:52:31 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: r9etb

Exactly!


39 posted on 01/07/2011 9:00:20 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: Jolla

Pass this on to your Euro friends, will you:
take a bath or shower every now and then.


40 posted on 01/07/2011 9:00:22 AM PST by tumblindice (Think about it, but don't hurt yourself)
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To: knittnmom
In China they were immediately picked up and eaten.
41 posted on 01/07/2011 9:01:13 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: muawiyah

The reports I’m referring to are Chesapeake Bay Virginia, although I haven’t seen any dead fish washing up in Virginia Beach.


42 posted on 01/07/2011 9:50:24 AM PST by pgkdan (Protect and Defend America! End the practice of islam on our shores before it's too late!)
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To: pgkdan

http://www.examiner.com/us-headlines-in-national/dead-birds-dead-fish-now-40-000-dead-devil-crabs-britain-video EARLIEST STORY


43 posted on 01/07/2011 10:02:37 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: ChocChipCookie

Good point.


44 posted on 01/07/2011 10:13:59 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: knittnmom

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/Uh_Yeah.mp3


45 posted on 01/07/2011 10:15:00 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: tumblindice

My wife does shower daily thank you.


46 posted on 01/07/2011 10:26:11 AM PST by Jolla
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