'Zombie minks' in Denmark that were killed to stop spread of coronavirus appear to rise from their graves


Minks infected with a mutated strain of the novel coronavirus appeared to rise from the grave this week after thousands were culled in Denmark earlier in the month.

The decision to kill the animals was made following the discovery that 11 people had been sickened by the same strain found in mink farms and factories.

However, in the haste to dispose of the bodies, Danish authorities reported Thursday that some of the carcasses had risen to the surface of their makeshift graves after gases built up inside the decomposing bodies.

The corpses were buried in military training fields outside the town of Holstebro.

The bodies lay in trenches just over 8 feet deep and 10 feet wide and the first meter of dead mink were covered with chalk before adding another layer underneath the dirt, according to The... (Read more)

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