Yangtze River Turns Red and Turns Up a Mystery

For a river known as the “golden watercourse,” red is a strange color to see.  Yet that’s the shade turning up in the Yangtze River and officials have no idea why.

The red began appearing in the Yangtze, the longest and largest river in China and the third longest river in the world, yesterday near the city of Chongquing, where the Yangtze connects to the Jialin River.

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