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Stray Dogs Dyed Blue By Pollutants Gets Manufacturing Company Shut Down

By Aimee Lutkin

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board just shut down a manufacturing company in Mumbai after some unlikely whistleblowers drew attention to the pollutants the company was dumping in the Kasadi river. According to The Guardian, animals frequently swim in the waters, and a group of dogs were noticeably different after their dip. The feral dogs's light-colored coats absorbed blue dye, turning them into a very noticeable sign that things were not all they should be:

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Posted by Arati Chauhan on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Arati Chauhan, head of the Navi Mumbai Animal Protection Cell, told The Hindustan Times, that more than one dog was spotted by the river with blue fur.

“It was shocking to see how the dog’s white fur had turned completely blue,” said Chauhan. “We have spotted almost five such dogs here and have asked the pollution control board to act against such industries.”