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Report: Louisiana dolphins "severely ill"

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; In Barataria Bay, scientists and researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association have been studying bottlenose dolphins in the wake of the BP oil disaster. The NOAA performed physicals on 32 dolphins in 2011, and today, the early results ...

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Old 03-23-2012, 06:30 PM   #1
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Report: Louisiana dolphins "severely ill"



In Barataria Bay, scientists and researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association have been studying bottlenose dolphins in the wake of the BP oil disaster.


The NOAA performed physicals on 32 dolphins in 2011, and today, the early results are dramatic: many are "underweight, anemic, have low blood sugar and/or some symptoms of liver and lung disease," and "nearly half also have abnormally low levels of the hormones that help with stress response, metabolism and immune function."? [ Read more ]

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