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Thursday, June 12, 2008
To combat the spread of post-flood diseases in Mumbai the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a new step. Guppy fish! Fish that eat up mosquito larvae. Excerpt from a CNN IBN article:

The state has started a number of gappi fish production centres in various health centres and civil hospitals. Gappi fish can reduce the density of mosquitoes by eating mosquito larvae.

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Property of Sheks @ 3:33 pm  
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  • At 5:15 pm, Anonymous priyanka said…

    reminds me of the 'thillu mullu' dialogue "guppy-aavathu suppy-aavathu"

     
  • At 12:14 am, Blogger Sheks said…

    @priyanka,
    that was running in my mind when I was writing the post.

     
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