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May 5, 2010

Biologists fear that spill could be a 'disaster ecologically'

Scientists and environmentalists worry that 3,500 miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline from Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to Cape Sable in Florida's Everglades National Park, ringed with rich, diverse habitats where many imperiled birds and animals breed and feed, would be at risk if the oil spill reaches them.

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