FACTBOX-Impact on wildlife from the BP oil spill

Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:01am EDT

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  April 15 (Reuters) - BP Plc's (BP.N) (BP.L) 2010 oil spill
in the Gulf of Mexico affected bird populations, sea turtles,
fish, shellfish and some dolphin
 Below is a compilation of visibly oiled or dead animals in
the Gulf of Mexico and along the coast collected by state and
federal workers and contractors for the oil company.
 Not all of the reported deaths were thought to be caused by
the oil spill, and the data was last published Nov. 2, 2010.
          Visibily oiled       Dead
Birds:                2,263      6,104
Sea Turtles:             18        609
Mammals:                  4        100
Reptiles                             1
Total:                2,285      6,814
 Source: Data compiled by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  (Reporting by Anna Driver in Houston; Editing by Philip
Barbara)


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