Animal deaths on Uruguay's beaches are rising. First, Magellanic penguins were found dead. Now, sea lions are also dying. Tests show they have the H5 bird flu virus.
Several ministries in Uruguay gave a warning. They said, "Avoid contact with these sea lions.
The sea lions suffer from muscular and breathing problems due to the flu, which kills them." The officials added that humans face a low risk.
After confirming the flu, 130 sea lions were found lifeless along the shore. Officials took 50 samples for testing.
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