Millions of dead fish clog Australian river

Dead fish clog a river near the town of Menindee in New South Wales. – AFP/Pic courtesy of Graeme McCrabb, March 18, 2023.

MILLIONS of dead and rotting fish have clogged a vast stretch of river near a remote town in the Australian outback as a searing heatwave sweeps through the region.

Videos posted to social media showed boats ploughing through a blanket of dead fish smothering the water, with the surface barely visible underneath.

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