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Oddities News Archive - December 06, 2010

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Officials said Friday that US authorities have arrested a German man for smuggling hundreds of tarantulas and other spiders into the country.

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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