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Taj Mahal Battles New Threat from Insects

India’s iconic Taj Mahal is battling a new threat – swarms of insects that are proliferating in the heavily contaminated waters of the Yamuna River, which flows behind the 17th century monument.  Officials say the bugs settle on ledges and leave behind poop which is staining the pearl white marble of the monument with green patches.  “During the evening time they get attracted towards the white surface of the Taj Mahal and during the night they stay over there and leave...

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