San Pedro -
First, the pelicans started falling out of the sky, flopping on their backs as soon as they landed and flailing drunkenly. Scores of brown pelicans, disoriented, sick — and dying—were winding up far away from their ocean home.
As the number of dead animals along the northern shores of Peru climbs higher everyday, the latest deaths of hundreds of pelicans add to the mystery of the more than a thousand dead dolphins since the beginning of the year in the same area.
New Orleans -
As the BP oil spill passes into its 62nd day, I began to wonder what the BP in British Petroleum could also stand for. Here is a list of things that I and some friends have come up with that could be the abbreviation for BP.
Animal scientists and wildlife officials believe they found the cause of the deaths of hundreds of pelicans and some other sea birds that have been washing up on the shores of Oregon and California this winter: El Nino.
After four weeks of rehab in a wildlife center in Huntington Beach, California, nine brown pelicans were returned to the sea on Thursday. The pelicans were sickened by a massive algae bloom that occurred in late April of this year.