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International News Archive - March 22, 2013

Millions Of Prawns Wash Up On Beach

A beach in southern Chile is being overwhelmed by millions of stranded prawns that have taken up two miles worth of the coastline.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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