More than 2000 flying foxes died in a scorching 42C heat wave at Casino over Saturday and Sunday. Rural Fire Service and WIRES volunteers tried to help by cooling the undergrowth and rescuing babies.
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CASINO amateur photographer Dee Hartin's images of the flying fox deaths at Casino last weekend have travelled around the world.
TEMPERATURES across the Northern Rivers are expected to ease today after the weekend's intense heat wave killed more than 2000 flying foxes at Casino.