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Factbox: Impact on wildlife from the BP oil spill

April 15, 2011, 12:26 pm

(Reuters) - BP Plc's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico affected bird populations, sea turtles, fish, shellfish and some dolphin.

Below is a compilation of visibly oiled or dead animals in the Gulf of Mexico and along the coast collected by state and federal workers and contractors for the oil company.

Not all of the reported deaths were thought to be caused by the oil spill, and the data was last published November 2, 2010.

Visibily oiled:

Birds: 2,263

Sea Turtles: 18

Mammals: 4

Reptiles: 0

Total: 2,285

Dead:

Birds: 6,104

Sea Turtles: 609

Mammals: 100

Reptiles: 1

Total: 6,814

Source: Data compiled by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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