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Sink The Mink: Didn't Work

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Decomposing mink buried in mass graves in Denmark after being culled because of coronavirus fears may have contaminated the groundwater as parliament announced a commission to investigate the government’s actions. Denmark, the world’s largest exporter of mink fur, announced early last month it would cull up to 15 million mink after discovering a mutated version of the virus that could have jeopardised the effectiveness of future vaccines. Unable to incinerate such a large number of dead animals at once, authorities buried millions in vast, shallow 2-metre pits in a military training area in West Jutland, from which some recently began emerging as their bodies filled with gases.

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