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In just 10 days, about 190 lifeless porpoises washed ashore on Dutch Wadden Sea Islands. When compared to the yearly average of roughly 600 stranded porpoises on the whole Dutch coast, this figure is considered to be high. The presence of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, a bacterium that causes blood poisoning in cetaceans, is researchers’ most notable discovery.

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