Scientists are Trying to Find out Reason of Dolphins Death in Crimea

12.05.2017

On the Black Sea coast 103 dead dolphins were found the day before, 31 of them on the territory of the Republic of Crimea. While experts have not determined what caused the death of the animals.

Scientists are Trying to Find out Reason of Dolphins Death in Crimea

Perhaps the leader of the pack had lost his «inner compass» and he threw himself ashore, while the others followed him. In addition, during the autopsy of the bodies, hard shells were found in the stomachs; they could lead to the death of mammals too. The version of water pollution is also possible, although according to monitoring data across the coast its chemical composition was normal. Finally, dolphins could become entangled in fishing nets.