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How the Mauna Loa eruption is impacting wildlife and sea animals

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Mauna Loa eruption

The Mauna Loa eruption can cause health problems for both communities and wildlife. What pet owners can do to keep their animals safe from the vog.

HONOLULU, Hawaii (KITV4)--  The Mauna Loa eruption is not only a danger to people, but can also be harmful to animals on land and in the water. Sea animals here on Oahu beaches could be affected by this eruption even though it is far away.

Land animals, especially birds, have been migrating to different areas of the island of Hawaii to avoid the toxic air from the eruption.

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Multimedia Journalist

Chloe Marklay joined the KITV Island News team as a reporter/MMJ in September 2022. She comes from WTHI in Indiana where she worked as a reporter, producer, and fill-in anchor.

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