Flamingos found dead at Larnaca salt lake

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Flamingos found dead at Larnaca salt lake
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The Ministry of the Environment has announced that since the beginning of the year 77 flamingos were found dead at Larnaca salt lake, mainly as a result of lead poisoning.

Heavy rainfall and the large number of flamingos on the island (around 19,000), with 9,000 of them at Larnaca salt lake, have contributed to this year’s deaths, whereas in 2012 with very little rain and large numbers of flamingos, no deaths were registered. In 2003, 53 flamingos died, and this led to tests which established that they had died of lead poisoning.

According to officials, of the...


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Flamingos found dead at Larnaca salt lake


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