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Probe Into Mystery Bird Illness

(From news.bbc.co.uk)- An investigation is under way after dozens of dead and dying seabirds were found on Orkney. The birds – greater black-backed gulls – seemed to be suffering from an illness which first made them lethargic and unable to fly, then killed them. They were all discovered in and around the Peedie sea, near Kirkwall.

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