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Back everyone before we get to the latest of the -- the second US sailor found on his body was found in Afghanistan was -- Phil -- his life for support it today.
Where I hit a very interesting sidebar story for us on the gulf oil spill good morning -- Good morning Heather this is the gulf of specimen of marine lab here in -- small town of Tennessee of course is south of Tallahassee.
Right -- the Florida event and here you are there are seriously thousands of different species of marine life some of the big like -- sting -- And you see them swimming around the quite active this morning and is also everything from starfish to sponges the coral to even see you weren't -- walk around here.
The idea here -- this has been around since 1965.
When the oil spill happens.
On April 20 and as the weeks and weeks progressed without a cap and the oil slowly but surely got the Florida Panhandle.
Jack -- -- who's been running this place and 65 decided you know.
We've got to turn our tanks into a -- -- of sorts when it is really cool yellows you wars.
That's -- -- where they -- in -- in the and the grasses right along the coastline here in Florida.
And -- decide he's gonna go out and get as much of every species he can catch.
To go out and ability netted up and they bring an end and -- essentially the building even dozens more of these tanks and the concept here is to make a Noah's -- if you will.
Dealing with the BP oil spill -- all of these creatures of the C.
Prosper and grow reproduce and then once the oil and all that chemical dispersants finally cleaned up out of the Gulf of Mexico.
-- re release them and release all of their -- The Gulf of Mexico because truly we don't really know the death told that the oil spill has called on the cause of marine life.
What the US Fish and Wildlife Service has told us is about 3500 birds and turtles and some other mammals have all died in oily death.
But there's really no accounts about the very small small sea life that you can find out in the ocean.
Because typically it seems when it's dead and there's really no visible record of it.
So this is a really popular -- popular place this aquarium here.
That's a big projects big dream they know it's probably a bigger problem than they can handle themselves but just a little bit of effort.
To try to provide some hope that the marine life will survive -- on the heels.
You can live thanks a lot now I'm glad that little -- -- -- -- care.
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