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Cassin's auklets mysteriously dying along Pacific Coast

Cassin's auklet
Cassin's auklet
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It's a mystery that's taking place from the shores of British Columbia to San Luis Obispo: A massive die-off of Cassin's auklets. 

The deaths of the small, gray and white sea birds are stumping scientists. 

Julia Parrish, founder and lead researcher at the Coastal Observation And Seabird Survey Team at the University of Washington, has more on what's happening with these birds.