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Posts tagged river

August 24, 2009

 

A river dolphin out of water

Rare And Unusual River Dolphins

Contrary to popular belief, some dolphins find habitat in river waters.

November 20, 2008

 

King River Delta

Sinking River Deltas

River deltas are coastal valleys where rivers empty into the sea. Standing on a river delta you don't expect the ground beneath your feet to be disappearing.

September 27, 2003

 

Frog Legs

The next time you visit a local pond or river, you might become disturbingly surprised if you start looking for frogs. "Frog Legs" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Drugs in Our Waters

Household drugs like painkillers, antibiotics and hormones enter the water system in many ways. For example, some animal feeds contain antibiotics and might flood into rivers with run-off, while other antibiotics are flushed or dumped down sinks and toilets in homes.

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