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1,000 Dead Ducks Found In China’s Nanhe River As Toll Of Dead Pigs Hits 16,000

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1,000 dead ducks have been found in China’s river Nanhe (file picture)

Five Black Swans Dead In China

round 1,000 dead ducks have been found in China’s Nanhe river in Pengshan count, Sichuan Province.

The news comes as the toll of unexplained dead pigs pulled from Shanghai waters hits 16,000, the BBC reports.

Liang Weidong, a director in the region’s publicity department, said the dead birds had been handled safely and posed no threat to residents and livestock, Xinua News writes.

Local authorities say the Nanhe river is not a source of drinking water.

Shanghai’s Huangpu River, which is where the dead pigs were fished from, is however.

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The carcasses of 16,000 pigs have been fished from Shanghai’s Huangpu River

According to a statement posted on Shanghai’s Agriculture Committee’s website there is no evidence the pigs were dumped in the river, nor of any animal epidemics.

The city’s water supplies bureau had insisted the water quality has not been affected, China Daily reported.

An investigation into where the carcasses came from continues.

Five Black Swans Dead In China

Five black swans have been found dead in the north-eastern corner of Anhui University’s old campus in Hefei, capital of Anhui province, according to local media reports.

Danwei points to this front cover story in the local newspaper Star News. The headline above the story reads “The Death of the Swans”:

The dead swans join a number of other animals discovered dead in Chinese waters over recent months — 16,000 dead pigs in just one river, for example, and more pigs and ducks dead in others.

The dead pigs have been linked to a clampdown on the illegal pork trade, but the dead swans remain a mystery. According to Danwei, the Star News reporter decided there were four possible conclusions: killed by other animals, poisoned by garbage, water pollution, or dis

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/five-black-swans-dead-in-china-2013-3#ixzz2Oy6gddez

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