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Dead Loons in Michigan

Almost 300 loons and other fish-eating birds were found dead at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan. The deaths have been attributed to botulism. This bacteria thrives in decaying oxygen-deprived algae mats, which are created when plankton-eating mussels cause … Continue reading

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