Thousands of dead fish were washed up on a beach on Cornwall this morning, leaving walkers – and, looking at the picture above, a dog called Max – baffled. The discovery was made on Pentewan Beach near St Austell this morning. The dead fish,

which are believed to be either mackerel or herring appeared on the popular east-facing beach overnight. Since the fish were found, Cornwall seaguls have been feasting on the remains and the beach is now covered in bits of fish carcass and seagull poo. READ MORE