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Toxins might be cause of sea turtle deaths in Puerto Vallarta

Preliminary studies indicate that intake of toxins in seaweed is the possible cause of the death of 84 turtles and a dolphin found on coast of Puerto Vallarta, said the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection of Jalisco.

Reports indicate the investigation was conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Regional Integral Development (CIIDIR) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) unit in Sinaloa, through its Laboratory of Wildlife and Emerging Diseases.

In a statement, the federal agency said it launched an investigation since the first report of dead animals discovered along various beaches in Puerto Vallarta.

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