It's not every day that you think about starfish — people see them as harmless, pretty cool creatures that just chill and don't really bother anyone… and then something awful happens like this, and you wonder why it happens because those starfish didn't do anything to deserve it!
There's a mysterious illness hitting starfish in the Pacific that makes their
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dead star fish washed up on the shores at Pawleys Island in South Carolina on Tuesday, but fortunately, they're still alive!
A spokesman from the State Department of Natural Resources Marine Division said rough water in stormy seas on Monday night most likely dislodged the starfish from their usual rocky resting place.
Most of the washed up starfish are still alive and the spokesman said there is no need to toss them back into the water because Mother Nature will take care of them.
[Image via AP Images.]
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