red plague


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red plague

cutaneous vesicles, focal mecrosis of muscle, widespread hemorrhage in salmonids caused by Aeromonas salmonicida.
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And the chances are that the individuals in this red plague are members of an invasive species of ladybird that has been described by environmental charities as a "wildlife and heritage disaster".
The red plague rid you/For learning me your language
Mortensen, who spent more than three years in the wilds of New Zealand for ``LOTR,'' avoided Sunday night's deadly dangerous Oscar carpet like the red plague.
THE red plague of lily beetle is spreading into the North, warns the Royal Horticultural Society.