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Black Birds Fall From Arkansas Sky

Paresh Dave |
January 2, 2011 | 11:57 a.m. PST

Executive Producer

More than 1,000 black birds have died in an Arkansas town this New Year's Eve weekend, bringing back images from ABC's one-season-and-done sci-fi drama "FlashForward."

Officials in Arkansas aren't sure what caused the birds to fall from the sky though a storm that just ripped through region could offer one explanation. Fireworks on New Year's Eve may have startled the birds, but that doesn't explain why this hasn't ever happened before there.

In the television show, hundreds of crows died when scientists held experiments to cause people to black out for a brief period, during which each person sees a vision from his or her future.

MSNBC has pictures of the dead birds here and CNN has video here.



 

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Comments

Candice (not verified) on January 3, 2011 4:52 PM

saw this on CNN today...so freaked out by it!

Birds That Fell In Arkansas Likely Died From Trauma | Neon T (not verified) on January 3, 2011 3:02 PM

[...] of black birds that fell from the sky and landed dead in Arkansas on New Years Eve likely died from massive trauma, according to a [...]

Anonymous (not verified) on January 2, 2011 6:02 PM

hundreds of crows stormed my apartment complex on new years eve this year!! Glad to hear something happened somewhere else. I posted a youtube video of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itAxTaQ-Mlc

oap24 (not verified) on January 2, 2011 2:33 PM

tornado updraft...............asphyxiation ?

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