That's what everyone was saying, anyway.
After millions of tiny fish went belly up in Chesapeake Bay this week, much of the populace immediately dismissed the official scientific explanation (the water was just too darn cold). What made more sense, they reasoned?
The approaching apocalypse. Of course."
And just for fun... Please read the "Comments" section of this one:
Sigh, nature sure can be cruel at times, birds are my favorite animal species and to see so many of them dead brings a tear to my eyes. :(
I love all animals ofcourse but birds have always had a special place in my heart :)
Geez, the comments on that NatGeo article are disturbing and depressing. The highest rated comments are the worst, like this one:
I believe that the tectonic plates are shifting, causing earthquakes and those quakes are causing the magnetic field to loose its feng shui for a fraction of a second.
Here's another winner (highly rated comment):
Reminds me of when they tried to blame 911 solely on muslim terrorists when the evidence shows they had alot of help from traitors within.
And this one (highly rated comment):
I would like to see some of the plausible theories ruled out like changes in the earths magnetic field. I am sure that someone is recording it - show us the tapes. There has been a large number of earthquakes in the area show us why that couldn't have caused it.
Seriously, maybe this is the end of the world. Because stupid people are taking over. Quick, someone make up a story about airplanes getting lost because of their spinning compasses.