“Slimy excretions” threaten the beauty of the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, an exquisitely beautiful mausoleum in India, is one of the most cherished and easily recognized buildings in the world. Now a World Heritage Site, officials have made numerous efforts to protect the marbled structure from air pollution, tourists, and, now, the excretions of bugs that proliferate in the adjacent polluted river.


Judge puts Taj Mahal’s bug poo problem on state officials’ shoulders

By Annie Gowen

The Washington Post

August 6, 2016

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