Thousands of minks exterminated by COVID fears rise from a mass grave in Denmark


Copenhagen – A rush scrap of danish greens Concerns about the coronavirus mutation have faced new horror in the country as the claws of the animals reappear from the ground. The macabre phenomenon was observed at a military training ground outside the western town of Holstebro, where thousands of minks were placed in an impromptu mass grave.

The corpses rose to the surface, which was raised by the pressure of the gases released during decomposition, according to local police.

According to the Ministry of the Environment, the mink should be at least five feet of soil, but according to the DR public service broadcaster, they were buried only three meters deep in the field near Holstebro.

Thousands of killed minks are buried at the Jydske Dragonregiment training ground in Noerre Felding near Holstebro.
Thousands of minks will be buried at the Jydske Dragonregiment gym at Noerre Felding, near Holstebro, Denmark, on November 12, 2020.

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“The authorities are playing with our environment and using it as a landfill,” local politician Leif Brogger told Jyllands-Posten.

Adding to the frustration, the animals were buried too close to a lake, which raised fears of phosphorus and nitrogen pollution, although officials promised to settle the situation.

The ministry insisted that the escape of mothers from the grave was “a temporary problem linked to the process of animal death.”

“To avoid potential problems for animals and humans, we monitor the area 24 hours a day until a fence is put in place,” the ministry said.

Photos and videos of the horrific sight sparked outrage on social media, and one Twitter user dubbed 2020 the “Year of Zombie Mutant Killer Mothers”.

Caged both in the midst of an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are detected in a mink farm in Gjoel, North Jutland.
Employees of the Danish Veterinary and Food Authority and the Danish Emergency Management Agency are shown in protective equipment in the midst of an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a hatchery in Gjoel, North Denmark, on 8 October 2020.

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In early November, Denmark, the world’s largest exporter of mink fur, announced that it would destroy all of the country’s more than 15 million mink after a mutated version of the new corona virus was discovered and believed to jeopardize the effectiveness of future vaccinations.

Two weeks after the decree was issued, while amid a political crisis over the legitimacy of the decision, the government concluded last week that the potential danger of human vaccines had “most likely disappeared” in the absence of new cases. mutated version.

According to the latest summary, more than 10 million mink have been scrapped in the Scandinavian country.