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2009-07-10 11:10:00

The eastern portion of the Aral Sea has shrunk by 80 percent since 2006, the European Space Agency reported on Friday.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.