Huge Oil Spill!
The Deepwater Horizon (or BP oil spill)
A picture of the damage caused by the deepwater horizon.
A picture of how badly the animals got hurt.
A picture of how much area the BP oil spill covered: 2,500 to 68,000 sq mi (6,500 to 176,100 km)
Birds of the sea became fatally entangled in oil scum. Dead fish floated to the surface. Dolphin populations decreased. More than 8,000 birds, sea turtles, and marine mammals were found injured or dead in the six months after the spill. This all happened!