In a shocking incident in Arkansas, 100,000 drum fish washed up along the Arkansas river. Scientists say that a disease is likely to blame.
On their own dead fish might not raise too many eyebrows. But a little more than 100 miles away, in Beebe, there was another animal mystery.
Just before the stroke of midnight on New Year's eve, thousands of birds started falling from the sky.
On roads, on roofs, on lawns, up to 5000 blackbirds fell within a one-mile area. Most of them were dead.
Everybody is amazed at this happening. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says this phenomenon is not as unusual as it might seem.
The likely culprit is a lighting strike or high-altitude hail, possibly even fireworks.
Investigators say there is no connection between the dead fish and dead birds.
No matter what the explanation for these odd events, some in Arkansas say 2011 is off to an ominous start. Last year we started it with floods. This year with birds.
here's an older story with drunken birds falling out of the sky
http://www.asylum.co.uk/2010/06/02/drun … alian-sky/
I just read about this as well, the news spread worldwide. Very sad indeed.
The world does seem to be getting very wacky, more so then is normal anyway
Thats what they say. Too bad too because I am on track to earning a nice and respectable income from a few different sources this year and next year. Ah well good thing I don't really believe the world will end as such, could be time for a social change tho.
no no ...world is going to end in 2012...i got call from god...he said he is firm on decision ...on serious notes...well world wont end till sun does exist and earth is suitable for life...humans species can end due to some natural disaster of highest level but i guess some species would still survive...
There have been bird kills before that were caused by putting down granular fertilizer on crop land in the winter -- then the birds feast on it. This could also tie into the fish kill.
I haven't heard this on the media, it's just my guess.
that is bizarre! i have never heard of birds falling from the sky but both reasons given seem plausible. in fact, hail came to mind before i even got to that part of your post. very interesting!
here's a few similar incidents in different countries over past few years http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conse … -q1fd.html
perhaps getting a massive fright & crash-landing? Hail?
Its happened now in Sweden - jackdaws have fallen out of the sky. Thousands of dead crabs have also washed up on the beaches in Kent, here in England
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … gland.html
I heard about it and found it so sad and strange. They were saying 1000 and now 5000, that is a huge numbers. I wonder if they know what happened truly?
Wildlife populations have been struggling in many parts of the world, so these large groups of fatalities may have a huge impact on some local ecosystems
by point2make 10 years ago
5000 birds fall out of the sky & 100,000 fish found dead in Arkansas what do you think is happening?
by Sunny River 2 months ago
Describe the color blue without using the word.This one is a little easier I think. At least easier than orange. Lol.
by tlmcgaa70 8 years ago
i am neither for or against Obama. but i am seriously getting tired of everyone blaming everything that goes bad on him. my step dad is a serious Obama hater and I hear almost nothing from him but how everything that happens in the news is his fault. tonight it was "kodak is filing for...
by peterxdunn 9 years ago
Arkansas - dead birds, fish anomaly. Has anybody got any views, speculation or theories about...this bizarre event?Was it fireworks, lightning or some kind of toxic contamination that caused the deaths of these poor creatures? Is the whole thing chem trail related?
by mizzfee 10 years ago
i dreamed that houses were falling from the sky
by RolyRetro 8 years ago
Where do all the dead birds go?I have always wondered, as there are so many in the world, surely they should be littering the streets?
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