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Sea elephant sighted in the Uruguay River, some 200kms north of the River Plate

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 11:10 UTC
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A sea elephant has been sighted in the shores of Gualeguaychu, next to the River Uruguay, deep in the Argentine heartland province of Entre Ríos, which together with the opposite coast in neighboring Uruguay has suffered uncommon high floods that have left part of several cities covered in water. Read full article


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  • chronic


    It's just that Mexican IMF economist who ate Michoacán - for a snack.

    Apr 30th, 2016 - 01:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer


    Apr 30th, 2016 - 03:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • EscoSes Doido

    The River Plate in English........I cant hlp but wonder if the translation in to English is incorrect. Who names a river after a dinner plate?

    Rio Prata in Portugues translates as 'Silver River'. I'm sure its similar in Spanish.

    What numpty decided to use the word Prata as in dinner plate?

    Apr 30th, 2016 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    SEA elephant or Elephant SEAL ?

    Apr 30th, 2016 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    “Plate” of course is the translation of “plata” which in jibber-jabber means silver. At the time, those who could afford it used silver tableware.

    ““Once she is sighted again, we are prepared to rescue her” ” and then make sausages of it: they taste delicious.

    Of course when you are used to eating the crap these people call sausages I would imagine a human turd in a johnny would taste good.

    Note for the American readers: a 'johnny' is a prophylactic! :o)

    May 01st, 2016 - 12:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • V0ice

    American readers......PMSL! You mean South American readers and their idea of a prophylactic is a cigar wrapper.

    May 02nd, 2016 - 03:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Talking of prophylactics and cigar wrappers, reminded me of :
    In days of old
    When Knights were bold
    and rubbers weren't invented
    They'd wrap a leaf
    around their beef
    and babies were prevented...

    May 02nd, 2016 - 09:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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