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2005-07-27 11:57:51

By Thomas Kutty Abraham BOMBAY (Reuters) - Floods and landslides killed about 140 people in western India on Wednesday, and scores more were feared dead after a wall of mud flattened a village. Thousands of people were evacuated and tens of thousands more were stranded as floodwaters raged throughout the financial capital, Bombay, bringing road, rail and air links to a halt. Rescue teams reached the village of Juigaon, 150 km (90 miles) south of Bombay, and began digging for survivors...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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