In this Aug. 19, 2012 photo, a seagull pecks at a whale in the southern Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Piramides, Argentina. As seagulls have become a hazard for whales in one of their prime birthing grounds, provincial authorities are planning to have police shoot the gulls. Environmentalists are crying foul, saying officials should instead close a nearby garbage dump and stop fishermen from dumping scraps to reduce the gulls' numbers. (AP Photo/Daniel Feldman)

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In this Aug. 19, 2012 photo, a seagull pecks at a whale in the southern Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Piramides, Argentina. As seagulls have become a hazard for whales in one of their prime birthing grounds, provincial authorities are planning to have police shoot the gulls. Environmentalists are crying foul, saying officials should instead close a nearby garbage dump and stop fishermen from dumping scraps to reduce the gulls' numbers. (AP Photo/Daniel Feldman)
In this Aug. 19, 2012 photo, a seagull pecks at a whale in the southern Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Piramides, Argentina. As seagulls have become a hazard for whales in one of their prime birthing grounds, provincial authorities are planning to have police shoot the gulls. Environmentalists are crying foul, saying officials should instead close a nearby garbage dump and stop fishermen from dumping scraps to reduce the gulls' numbers. (AP Photo/Daniel Feldman)
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