Friday 10 July, 2020

EMA: Dead pelicans wash ashore in La Brea

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) is investigating the cause of death of 12 pelicans, which were found in La Brea on Sunday.

In a statement, the EMA said it visited Point Sable yesterday and found 12 pelicans (which are protected under the Conservation of Wildlife Act) in various stages of decomposition, with one suitable for necropsy.

It said this sample will be sent to a vet lab on Monday as part of the EMA's investigations to ascertain the cause of death.

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