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Did BP hide the Gulf oil spill's animal victims?

In the Gulf of Mexico and along the coastline, cleanup and containment efforts continue after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig April 20. Photos of the animal spill's victims have been released. See the photos.

By Jodi Westrick  |  June 4, 2010; 2:13 PM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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So WaPo sets the link to whether or not the WHO are responsible for the cost of the H1N1 pandemic yet the poll is for the oil spill. IS THIS INTENTIONAL MISLEADING THE PUBLIC?????

Posted by: readmnweep1 | June 5, 2010 12:31 PM

The damage and destruction of wildlife is heart wrenching. The Washington Post has published many pictures of the oil soaked birds, almost too many. We are aware of the devastation. But sometimes it is just too hard to see those pictures. I would rather see pictures of people cleaning the animals. A much more positive approach. BP is responsible to save all the wildlife that are possible. And I mean ALL. This travesty in the Gulf can bring people together to save the animals. The Post should work to that end.

Posted by: bobbo2 | June 6, 2010 6:21 AM

Anyone who has seen the photographs of the oil-covered pelicans, gannets, dolphin, sea-turtles and other wildlife and has also seen the recently created, minute-long BP 'apology' commercial in which all the beaches and animals are pristine and picture-postcard perfect, can only come to the conclusion that they are continuing to minimize this 'accident'.

Posted by: Terlee | June 6, 2010 8:38 AM

It is not only the birds and turtles that concern many - it is the thought of what the oil UNDER the water is doing to the ecosystem. What of the shrimp, the clams, the other marine life?

The Exxon Valdez "accident" was 21 years ago and there is still oil on and under the rocks on the shore lines of Alaska. This is a much worse "accident" - and the ecosystem may never recover.

Posted by: Utahreb | June 6, 2010 9:40 AM

There is no doubt that BP will lie and hide the truth...and that for the most part the media will collude with BP.

Posted by: jjedif | June 6, 2010 12:32 PM

Yeah, BP goes in at night and collects all the animals who have oil on them and hides them in Tony Hayward's closet. BP is evil. Oil is evil Gas is evil. Coal is evil. Modern medicine is evil. Improved farming technology and feeding the starving in Africa is evil. Electricity is evil. "Hey! My power just went out and I can't tell the entire world how evil BP is! I demand my internet bandwidth right now!"

Posted by: chatard | June 6, 2010 1:14 PM

How can BP hide the damage? Only the very political MSM can do that. Can you imagine the articles and pictures if the Bush team was still in the WH? Some of these posters must be brain dead.

Posted by: William18 | June 6, 2010 2:43 PM

BP is now capturing close to 66% of the oil spill.
The best live imagery of how the cap works and how it was implemented I found at
The technology is fascinating and in spite of what everybody thinks of BP right now, it is very good work by BP, and nobody else - not even Obama in a wet suit - could have done what you see in these images.

Posted by: JohnGalt9 | June 6, 2010 6:27 PM

Oh GOOD!! That's comforting!! Capturing "Close to" 66% of the oil! That means only "close to" 34% of the oil is continuing to surge into the ocean. I bet the sealife will be excited about that news!! I am "close to" being relieved.

And for the person who said the damage couldn't be hidden, note that BP has bought out keyword search phrases on yahoo, google, and the like. Where I come from, that is "close to" being considered deceptive and hiding facts and information.

Posted by: jenga1 | June 9, 2010 3:36 PM has a Eco friendly solution to clean up the tragedy British Petroleum has created, please watch the video animation: and pass this along to as many people as you know.

One person can still make a difference in this world, is that simple interactions have a rippling effect. Each time this gets pass along, the hope in cleaning our planet is passed on.

Posted by: suminj83 | June 10, 2010 1:22 AM

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