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2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 30--Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks officials said Tuesday that zebra mussels were found Monday in Marion Reservoir. Marion becomes the third reservoir near Wichita where the mussels have been found since 2003. Jason Goeckler, Wildlife and Parks aquatic nuisance species coordinator, said only one mussel and some larvae were detected. He projects a population explosion and problems in coming years. Zebra mussels are prolific...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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