Hundreds of sand dollars wash up on Oregon beach

Tiffany Boothe from Seaside Aquarium told Reuters it appears that they were washing in during the afternoon high tides and becoming stranding along the high tide line. They were still alive when stranded but were unable to make it back to the water.

While it is unusual, an event like this has happened in the past. This was an isolated event that only occurred on the south end of Seaside beach, not along the entire Oregon Coast.

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