DELWP says predatory animal may have killed Port Fairy shearwaters, Melbourne scientists investigating

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By Katrina Lovell, and Jessica Greenan
Updated May 5 2022 - 6:20am, first published 5:00am
PROBE: Melbourne scientists are responsible for investigating the deaths of more than 50 shearwaters near Griffiths Island.

Early investigations by scientists suggest a predatory animal was the "likely cause" of death for more than 50 shearwaters near Griffiths Island last week.

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Katrina Lovell

Katrina Lovell

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Katrina Lovell is a senior journalist at The Standard who covers council news and human interest stories.

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Jessica Greenan

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