That's one bird death mystery solved: Dozens found dead in Romanian city 'drank' themselves to death

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    Dozens of birds found dead on the outskirts of a Romanian city died from alcohol poisoning, tests have found.

    The starlings were discovered by people in Constanta, eastern Romania, on Saturday and experts initially feared they had been killed by avian flu.

    But vets found the birds had died after eating grape 'marc' - the leftovers from making wine.

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