Productivity killer: The week in dead animals

Remember that bizarre, doomsday news about 5,000 dead blackbirds falling from the sky in Arkansas the other week? Well, similar incidents happened in several places around the globe, spanning just a few days.

The National Post has this infographic that maps out all the recent occurrences, which includes tons of dead fish washing up on shores in Florida, Maryland, Ontario, Brazil and New Zealand. More birds dropped dead in Tyler, Texas and West Sweden.

Some officials say this kind of thing can be fairly common while others are genuinely puzzled.

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