Italy: New Year's fireworks killed many birds



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Italy: New Year's fireworks killed many birds

In Italy, New Year's fireworks killed birds. The event happened in Rome: the images testify to a massacre of birds after the fireworks. There are thousands of birds on the asphalt. The birds were mostly starlings that frightened fly in despair and crash into the high voltage wires throughout the historic center of Rome.

Probably frightened by the New Year's barrels, on the night of the first day of 2021 they ran away in fear and many crashed into the high voltage wires throughout the historic center of Rome. Thus hundreds of small birds have died and are now invading the roadways.

In via Cavour, as in many other streets in the center of the capital, a carpet of birds, many dead and others unable to fly again and at risk of being run over. All of this happened despite Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi had signed an ordinance banning fireworks, barrels, firecrackers, rockets and other exploding materials from 12:01 am on December 31st 2020 until midnight on January 6th 2020.

They are mostly starlings that frightened fly in despair and crash into the high voltage wires throughout the historic center of Rome. The fireworks staged at the Circus Maximus or the New Year's barrels that someone in the capital detonated despite the prohibition imposed by the municipal ordinance are accused.

The ban ordinance provides fines up to 500 euros and administrative seizure of explosive material for those who violate the ban. Some videos published on the web show the starlings flying in despair and then falling to the ground.

Heart-breaking: a dog guarding the collapsed house in Croatia

During the filming that tells the destruction that the earthquake a few days ago caused in Croatia, the cameras filmed a dog, lying on the collapsed bricks after the earthquake.

Its gaze is melancholy and in a few minutes, the image makes the rounds of social media telling the drama of a country that will stop on January 2 for national mourning The dog caught on the cameras of Croatian television N1 in Majiske Poljane, a rural village completely razed to the ground by the earthquake in central Croatia, continues to stand guard resting on that pile of collapsed bricks that are what remains of what was his house.

Heart-breaking images that also struck the Croatian television journalists who, with their film that is going around the world, broadcast on social media by Domagoj Novokmet, wanted to dwell for a moment also on this tragic aspect.

As often happens during other natural disasters or during wildfires, the emergency of the first few hours is also followed by that linked to the protection of all surviving animals. Pets and livestock that now find themselves in the cold without shelter or owner.