A tide of dead infant dolphins has washed ashore along a 100-mile stretch of the Alabama and Mississippi coastlines in the past two weeks, and marine experts today said they believe last summer's Gulf oil spill may be to blame.
A total of 24 of the young dolphins been found dead in the last couple weeks, including five in the past 24 hours. Marine mammal researchers fear it will only get worse.
"I believe this is very very unusual what we're dealing with. It's a tenfold increase in calves...Full Story