Mass murder by botulism: Surge in Great Lakes bird deaths driven by invaders

Bienkowski, Brian
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2014/aug/mass-murder-by-botulism-scientists-exploring-surge-in-great-lakes2019-bird-deaths

Publisher:  Environmental Health News
Date Written:  18/09/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16968

The botulism bacterium "is the most toxic natural substance on Earth. Just one gram could kill off like two million people. And for these birds it's essentially just widespread food poisoning."