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William
07-01-2009, 06:11 PM
I am sorry that I haven't announced the news here in the forum the last few days. Been a little under the wheather.

Anyway here is mondays and yesterdays news
Florida Keys’ reefs have diminished by 50 to 80 percent in the past 10 years, researcher says

(http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/../news/lib/375)Mile-long super pod consisting of over 1,500 dolphins spotted.

(http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/../news/lib/377)Koi crime wave in East Yorks, UK

(http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/../news/lib/376)

Paw Broon
07-01-2009, 08:54 PM
I just watched a program about a superpod of dolphins that chases sardines up the east coast of south africa every year depending on the warm water and how far it goes up the coast where they end up trapped and eaten by the dolphins, gannets, sharks and whales. I'm sure the number of sardines was something like 150,000,000 or it could even have been 500,000,000 and there's a shot i can't find showing them from a helicopter and all you see is a dark shadow for miles truly amazing anyway here's a quick clip i found

http://www.bbc.co.uk/naturesgreatevents/tide_sardine.shtml

And here's a shot of the whale, there's a much better one that the whole program builds up to but i can't find it and this is definetely not the one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quwebVjAEJA&feature=SeriesPlayList&p=769661F6DEB6BA55

William
07-01-2009, 09:10 PM
It is a fantastic spectacle. I always wanted to go diving in the sardine run but so far I have been unable.

Paw Broon
07-01-2009, 09:47 PM
Aw man that'd be awsome! Never even been diving always think it'd creep me out too much but i may try it one day.

Found the vid, someone posted the full episodethumbs2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1UtU9Pi9TU&feature=related

Wild Turkey
07-01-2009, 09:54 PM
All very interesting articles today, thanks will!

The shots in that video are spectacular S84