Fairy circle: African mystery possibly explained by termites.

“Fairy Circle” Mystery Possibly Solved in Africa (VIDEO)

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March 29 2013 5:00 PM

“Fairy Circle” Mystery Possibly Solved in Africa (VIDEO)

Scientists believe they have an explanation for the mysterious grassless patches dubbed “fairy circles” that appear regularly throughout the Namib desert in Angola and South Africa.

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