In addition to thousands of dead birds showing up across the US; now there have been more found dead in Sweden and more fish found dead in Chesapeake Bay recently. Today the Daily Mail UK reports
Thousands of dead crabs have washed up along the Kent coast, with environmental experts believing the cold weather in Britain is to blame.The Velvet swimming crabs - also called devil crabs - are thought to be victims of Britain's coldest December in 120 years, which left sea temperatures much lower than average.More than 40,000 of the crabs - Britain's largest swimming crab - are littering beaches around Thanet, along with smaller numbers of whelks, sponges and anemones.Thousands of them: Crabs washed up on the beach at Palm Bay, Margate, are thought to have died of hypothermia. Britain's coldest December in 120 years left sea temperatures much lower than averageCoastal warden Tony Sykes said: 'We suspect that climate change and warmer weather has lured the crabs towards the shoreline.'They could also be attracted to these waters looking for kelp, to feed on.