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Leatherback Nesting Ground Protected By New Law
2013-04-15 05:19:12

The governor of Puerto Rico has signed a new law protecting an area of land along the northeastern coast of the island – a region known as a major nesting site for the world’s largest turtle species, the leatherback.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.