More than 20 dead horses found on farm - video
Authorities have found more than 20 dead horses on a farm in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture says it has activated its homeland security incident management team to assess the situation at the property in Greenbrier County.
Local reports indicate up to 26 horses have been found dead on the property, thought to be about 300 acres, since a tipoff to county officials on Wednesday.
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Massive fish kill reported in Vero Beach state park
Another massive fish kill has struck Florida waters - this time affecting menhaden in a Vero Beach state park. The Sebastian Inlet State Park became inundated with swathes of dead fish last week. According to one report, some residents have estimated that there are "millions" of dead fish, and the area is now inundated with a strong odor from the decay.
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Mystery bird deaths: 'Poison not to blame'
A Rotorua pest controller says it's unlikely hundreds of birds found dead in the city recently were poisoned with the pest control agent alphachoralose.
About 200 of the birds fell from the trees and died near Rotorua Central Mall and another 200 were found dead by the nearby skate park on Ranolf St after Auckland Anniversary Weekend.
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