I know a lot of mass animal deaths have been happening world over. Yesterday I hear about 200 cows dying, and now over 700 buffalo dying in Vietnam. What is going on? I am curious what you think.
Are there things that would explain such mass, sudden deaths among animals like this? Is there a reason that it is being kept so quiet?
For instance, the 200 cow deaths in Wisconsin is said to perhaps be from one of two viruses. New updates yet that I have seen. History has shown however, that if it is a virus, the deaths wouldn't look like that. It is incredibly weird and rare. Share your honest thoughts here if you would. I am not a "black helicopter person" either, but this is a bit odd, and I find it more odd that there are many asking us to believe that this "just happens". Why did 700 buffalo die and 200 cows, thousands of birds and fish, etc.?
I had heard about the birds, weird, but hadn't heard about the buffalo and cows, really weird?! Actually very curious to see others' thoughts on this! Pretty scary if you ask me!
Yes, it is really weird. I agree it is pretty scary. Very unnatural, and so is the silence instead of explanation being given on it all. That said, open to hearing others explanations they have heard. I am just suggesting we see if the facts that we do know, line up with what would be a sufficient cause for this kind of thing.
Good question, here are some quick links I found. Not the same I saw yesterday. My husband had a hard time finding any news on it yesterday, but then did. That was kind of odd considering it should be big news.
On the cows:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/1 … 10248.html
http://arkansasmatters.com/news-weirdne … _id=384236
Here is one giving the explanation. Many say it wouldn't have looked like that however. I am not a vet....
http://www.associatedcontent.com/articl … tml?cat=70
On the Buffalo (and more)
http://www.associatedcontent.com/articl … html?cat=2
http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/weather/wea … -the-world
(Don't buffaloes have the ability to withstand cold weather? I haven't studied buffaloes extensively but cold weather and mass deaths don't seem quite right.) Again, I am not a vet though lol. What do you all think?
http://www.ecanadanow.com/science/2011/ … the-world/
Interesting to read some of the comments below. People are saying its a bogus excuse.
http://www.examiner.com/pop-culture-in- … -happening
They said the buffalo and cows froze to death when temperature dropped to minus 10C.
Maybe Vietnamese cows aren't very hardy? I dunno, and I know nothing about buffalo. Not a lot of them live in Scotland.
I hadn't heard about freezing, as a possibility. It may be the case, but then what doesn't make sense is what would people be doing with animals in weather that can't handle it. That is a lot of head of cattle and buffalo to lose.
It's not at all rare for animals to freeze to death. I used to live on a farm, and we had a really bad snowstorm one year, and we lost a good portion of our chickens. The doorway to their coop was blocked, and since they were fenced in, they got covered in snow... 6 feet of it!
Our neighbors down the road lost about a dozen geese and their prize turkey. Another farmer lost his beagle and a couple cows. All of them found frozen solid. This was back in 1981. Older animals have a tough time moving in deep snow, so they will just give up and usually die unless a farmer is near by to rescue them.
It's just like when you hear about groups of hikers freezing to death, if there were more of them it wouldn't be any different. People freeze to death all the time. You just rarely hear about stuff like animals, because they figure nobody would care. The only reason you hear a lot about it now is because it has become a popular subject, and the people who are reporting it get lots of attention. Especially the media that reports it.
Thank you for sharing this. I was referring in particular to buffaloes with my comment, as buffaloes freezing to death struck me as odd. I just personally have never heard of it to that degree. Its sad people would have lost so much capital if the buffalo are an investment , in an area that can freeze.
You are right though, that its common for people to freeze to death if lost, etc. Or chickens in 6 feet of snow, etc. I pictured buffalo walking through a snow storm, not liking it but not dying from it. Shows what I know I guess about their thick fur coast and layers of fat? I wanted to hear what people think, and thanks for sharing.
I'm guessing Sarah Palin said something that caused the death of all these animals!
If not her, then surely its W's fault!
(ok sorry, I digress!)
*snort* Ha...Ha! Has to be the reason...I think you figured it out,...Spot on
Every time she opens her mouth I have body spasms. Like I might hit the floor at any moment! I guess the demons inside me find her voice annoying!
Turn up the stereo boys! It's her again! Crank up the AC/DC!
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