Recent back-to-back incidents of thousands of plummeting blackbirds from Arkansas and Louisiana skies have raised concern and theories on what caused their deaths.Scientists in a Madison, Wis., lab are investigating both cases, working to unravel the sometimes puzzling demise of all sorts of creatur
With birds dropping willy-nilly out of the sky, blackbirds in Arkansas, jackdaws in Sweden, turtledoves in Italy, people are wondering if something has gone seriously and dangerously wrong. What are these birds telling us?
For those still anxious to know why thousands of birds died in Beebe, Ark., on New Year's Eve:They "probably died from crashing into buildings and other structures after becoming disoriented and panicked, possibly by fireworks, according to examinations of the birds conducted by veterinary patholo
"Cold-weather stress" is getting the early blame for killing an estimated 2 million fish in recent days in Maryland's section of the Chesapeake Bay, the Baltimore Sun says.This follows the reports about hundreds of thousands of fish dying in the Arkansas River near Ozark (experts suspect so