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curiosities and oddities around the world

It’s Just Plain Weird: Curiosities and Oddities Around the World

Flamingos of Mumbai For the past few years, Mumbai, India has experienced increasing numbers of flamingos visiting a part of the city. Most seasons record 20,000 to 40,000 of the pink, long-legged visitors. But this year, flamingo counts tally around 120,000. The Bombay Natural History Society monitor the flamingos...

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curiosities and oddities

It’s Just Plain Weird: Curiosities and Oddities Around the World

You have to get up very early on a cold and frosty morning to see these: the phenomena known as a frost flower is formed when water drawn up into the stem of a plant forms into a thin layer of ice. The temperature above ground must be below...

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