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guano

the white nitrogenous dried excrement, high in uric acid content, that is produced by birds and reptiles. Guano is a valuable fertilizer and has been extensively harvested from guano bird (cormorant) colonies in South America.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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However, some items, such as tagua (a nut from a South American palm used to make buttons) and guano (bird droppings used as fertilizer), were eclipsed by postwar technology but are making a comeback because of their sustainability potential.
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The reason certain experts tell us our money is not real is because the paper currency is not convertible or exchangeable by the government into a hard asset like gold, seashells, or bat guano. They say that this fiat money is created out of thin air because it is not 'backed' by a hard asset.
Bond eventually killed no by suffocating him in seabird and bat excrement, also known as guano.
African penguins used to nest by burrowing into a thick layer of guano, or bird poop.
The light has the glisten of guano, I've heard, in caves,
Later, I discovered cosmic inspiration in seagull guano right at my feet.
While a book about dung may not be everybody's cup of tea, this represents a treasure trove of unusual biological detail that's packed with various details about droppings, from a dung identification guide that covers guano, frass, and scat to discussions of dung feeders, dung communities, and conflicts among dung harvesters.

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