September 11, 2008

Single Oyster Yields 26 Pearls

World News IN BRIEF

*TYRE A Lebanese restaurant owner and his wife found 26 pearls in a single oyster that she was having for lunch. Raymond Salha said the discovery at his Al-Fanar restaurant was a "total surprise". They have only found a single pearl previously while opening an oyster. The couple have put the oyster and its band of tiny pearls on display and hope they may have a world recordon their hands.

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