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Thousands of Starfish, Crabs and Other Sea Creatures Have ‘Just Come to the End of Their Life Cycle’ in Flintshire, UK


By Francesca Elliott – “THOUSANDS of dead starfish, crabs and other sea creatures were found washed up on a Flintshire beach.

But the creatures, which have now been washed away, did not die in suspicious circumstances at Talacre Beach, a county coastal ranger told the Chronicle.

Alistair Hemphill said: ‘It’s not a natural disaster. It’s not a sudden beaching of starfish.

It could be that they have just come to the end of their life cycle, died after mating and spawning and have lain dead in the sea for a long time.'” Read more.

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