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Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife Death Toll Only Tells Part Of The Story

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According to the latest numbers from the federal Fish and Wildlife Service, 597 dead oiled birds had been recovered along the gulf coast by June 6, nearly seven weeks after the accident that set the Deepwater Horizon spill in motion. Many of them await lab testing to determine if BP's oil caused their deaths.

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