Greater than 130 endangered seals have been discovered lifeless on Kazakh seashores of the Caspian Sea, officers stated Wednesday.
“Carcasses of lifeless seals have been discovered,” a spokesman for Kazakhstan’s ecology ministry advised AFP.
His ministry stated 131 seals had been discovered lifeless on Caspian Sea seashores within the nation’s west.
Autopsies will likely be carried out and Kazakh environmental specialists stated soil and water samples from the realm can be analysed.
The Caspian seal, the one such species current within the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland physique of water, was positioned by the Kazakh authorities in November 2020 on the listing of endangered species threatened with extinction.
The Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland physique of water, is bounded by 5 nations: Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan.
The seal inhabitants of the Caspian Sea has for many years suffered from over-hunting and the results of commercial air pollution.
Consultants say there at the moment are about 68,000 Caspian seals, down from multiple million within the early twentieth century.
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