A Toxic Blue-Green Algae Bloom Has Killed 4 Dogs In Texas’ Lady Bird Lake This Summer

We’re used to terrifying bugs taking over Texas, but not silent killers that lurk in the water. A toxic blue green algae bloom in Austin’s Lady Bird Lake has already claimed the lives of four dogs, likely because symptoms usually become apparent after it’s already too late.

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