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Scientists measure chemical load in stranded cetaceans
8/7/2020

Arsenic, mercury and other toxic substances were found in the bodies of dolphins and whales that were stranded along the shore of the Southeast, researchers reported in Frontiers in Marine Science. The team looked at 11 species that came ashore between 2012 and 2018 in North Carolina and Florida, and they found sex-specific and geographic differences in chemical concentrations.

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