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2006-01-19 08:10:00

By Tim Cocks MAEVATANANA, Madagascar (Reuters) - As Frederick Zakamana pulls his tray out of the water to reveal a smear of metallic yellow, the 16-year-old miner confesses he has no idea what people do with gold.


Word of the Day
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.