More than 500 dead penguins have washed up on Sao Paulo state's shores. Researchers and environmentalists are on a serious investigating session, trying to discover the hidden cause of mass demise of the penguins.
According to the Institute of Environment and Natural Resources 530 penguins, five dolphins, three giant sea turtles PLUS many other sea birds have been found in the coastal towns of Peruibe, Praia Grande and Itanhaem, with more likely on other nearby beaches. A team of researchers at and biologists of Sao Paulo and a wildlife research center have spared serious thoughts on this issues trying to find out the possible reasons for the sudden and strange death of so many animals and birds all at a time.
According to Andrea Maranho, a veterinarian for the Sea Animal Rehabilitation Center in Praia Grande, one of the most the probable causes for the mass death of the penguins is the sever exhaustion and hunger during their long migration from the waters off Argentina's southern Patagonia region.