April 15, 2011 / 5:02 AM / 6 years ago

FACTBOX-Impact on wildlife from the BP oil spill

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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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