Dead Long Beach Orca a "Mystery"

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Phillip

Los Angeles, CA

#1 May 24, 2012
It's still unclear what killed an endangered orca that washed up dead on Long Beach in February.

A report released Tuesday by NOAA Fisheries says the whale died of physical trauma but the cause of that injury is still unknown.

Scientists investigating the death did not find signs of serious disease-causing bacteria or viruses, and tissue samples were too poor to confirm hemorrhage. More tests are pending to determine whether the whale was injured before it died.

The whale washed ashore Feb. 11, and some believe military training exercises may be responsible.

But the report says the U.S. Navy reports it didn't use sonar off the coast around the time of the whale's stranding. The Army also says it did not conduct exercises occurred at that time.

Scientists are continuing to investigate.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/05/15/2146...
doctor

Los Angeles, CA

#2 May 24, 2012
Phillip wrote:
It's still unclear what killed an endangered orca that washed up dead on Long Beach in February.
A report released Tuesday by NOAA Fisheries says the whale died of physical trauma but the cause of that injury is still unknown.
Scientists investigating the death did not find signs of serious disease-causing bacteria or viruses, and tissue samples were too poor to confirm hemorrhage. More tests are pending to determine whether the whale was injured before it died.
The whale washed ashore Feb. 11, and some believe military training exercises may be responsible.
But the report says the U.S. Navy reports it didn't use sonar off the coast around the time of the whale's stranding. The Army also says it did not conduct exercises occurred at that time.
Scientists are continuing to investigate.
Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/05/15/2146...
I suggest the scientists turn their attention to mercury and/or pesticide poisoning. I knew that pod of killer whales that have been hunting off of Palos Verdes were going to be losing members the longer they fed there.
When the sea turns to contaminated swill, the apex predators are going to be the first to start dying.

You couldn't pay me to live in Naples. Those canals now function as a warm soup of carcinogens. The wind creates an aerosol effect. Naples folks are inhaling it directly into their lungs whether they want to or not. Same issue for those cruising about the harbor on their yachts. The final outcome will be the same: Cancer and Alzheimer's in their old age.

Stay away from the water, folks!
Morris the Cat

Long Beach, CA

#3 May 24, 2012
doctor wrote:
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I suggest the scientists turn their attention to mercury and/or pesticide poisoning. I knew that pod of killer whales that have been hunting off of Palos Verdes were going to be losing members the longer they fed there.
When the sea turns to contaminated swill, the apex predators are going to be the first to start dying.
You couldn't pay me to live in Naples. Those canals now function as a warm soup of carcinogens. The wind creates an aerosol effect. Naples folks are inhaling it directly into their lungs whether they want to or not. Same issue for those cruising about the harbor on their yachts. The final outcome will be the same: Cancer and Alzheimer's in their old age.
Stay away from the water, folks!
I used to envy the people living in Naples and the Peninsula but now they can have it and the toxic soup called LB sea water.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#4 May 25, 2012
Morris the Cat wrote:
<quoted text> I used to envy the people living in Naples and the Peninsula but now they can have it and the toxic soup called LB sea water.
Morris the Cat.

Is it true that revolutionary Government is laundering hard earned taxpayer money - using the guise of "Homeland Security" - to pay for police protection for the wealthy wheelers and dealers who reside in these exclusive waterfront neighborhoods, while revolutionary Council cuts police funding and imposes Lowenthal grocery bag harassment taxes on the majority of we ordinary worker *("middle")* class Long Beachers and Los Angelinos who are being made increasingly poor as a consequence of failed revolutionary social and economic programs?

Ronald
Orky

Studio City, CA

#5 May 25, 2012
Ronald wrote:
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Morris the Cat.
Is it true that revolutionary Government is laundering hard earned taxpayer money - using the guise of "Homeland Security" - to pay for police protection for the wealthy wheelers and dealers who reside in these exclusive waterfront neighborhoods, while revolutionary Council cuts police funding and imposes Lowenthal grocery bag harassment taxes on the majority of we ordinary worker *("middle")* class Long Beachers and Los Angelinos who are being made increasingly poor as a consequence of failed revolutionary social and economic programs?
Ronald
what's that got to do with a dead killer whale? get on your meds before you post!
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#6 May 25, 2012
Orky wrote:
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what's that got to do with a dead killer whale? get on your meds before you post!
Orky.

Yes. You make a good point. Governmental exclusionary zoning ensures all the profitable taxpayer funded druggie "rehabilitation" businesses, halfway "reentry" houses, Thug people "relocation" schemes, and taxpayer subsidized businesses that are designed to draw in Thug patrons, will all be located in our "declining" once peaceful neighborhoods.

It is believed that revolutionary Government promotes "global warming" and "Global cooling" scams for the purpose of increasing both taxes on and control over the increasingly impoverished ordinary worker *("middle")* class minority who pay most of the taxes.

For the sake of argument though, let's say huckstered "man caused" Global warming is real. Who cannot foresee that - if it is "fact" - the taxpayer funded and maintained seawalls that have been built surrounding these exclusive waterfront neighborhoods won't be increased in height in order to keep the rising level of the sea "at bay"?*(so to speak)*

Shouldn't "outreach programs" that are being financed with hard earned taxpayer money be required to transport some of the disadvantaged at-risk Thug youth to "exclusive" areas of the seashore before the view is ruined? Should revolutionary Government take the chance of being "too late" and a $Dollar short?

Ronald
Morris the Cat

Long Beach, CA

#7 May 25, 2012
Ronald wrote:
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Morris the Cat.
Is it true that revolutionary Government is laundering hard earned taxpayer money - using the guise of "Homeland Security" - to pay for police protection for the wealthy wheelers and dealers who reside in these exclusive waterfront neighborhoods, while revolutionary Council cuts police funding and imposes Lowenthal grocery bag harassment taxes on the majority of we ordinary worker *("middle")* class Long Beachers and Los Angelinos who are being made increasingly poor as a consequence of failed revolutionary social and economic programs?
Ronald
I would not say the people in Naples are wealthy, Ronald.(If one is worth $100 million or more then that person is wealthy). But I do have a feeling they are living off equity and keeping appearances. One more thing, I do enjoy your posts. ;)
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#8 May 25, 2012
Morris the Cat wrote:
<quoted text> I would not say the people in Naples are wealthy, Ronald.(If one is worth $100 million or more then that person is wealthy). But I do have a feeling they are living off equity and keeping appearances. One more thing, I do enjoy your posts. ;)
Morris the Cat.

And I yours. You show good insight.

Ronald
Whale

United States

#9 May 26, 2012
Whale

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