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More than 300 birds washed up along Jurassic coastline

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Dorset Echo: Photograph of the Author

Rachel Stretton, Senior Reporter

    *More than 200 birds already washed up
  • *Environment Agency are analysing the substance using chemical breakdown and forensic technology to find out what it is killing the birds, it is thought to be oil based
  • *The birds started being washed up on Wednesday and the situation has been getting worse
  • *Members of the public are urged to stay away and leave the experts to deal with injured birds
  • *Anyone who spots an injured bird or animal should report it to the RSPCA by calling 0300 1234 999

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