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League of Nation Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A typical "tank" in a village, showing water buffalos who spend most of the sunshine hours here as there is no nearby mud wallow. There "tanks" are used by water buffalos, because these animals, lacking sweat glands, could not otherwise stand the noonday heat. The result is a high malaria rate in the village

League of Nation Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A typical "tank" in a village, showing water buffalos who spend most of the sunshine hours here as there is no nearby mud wallow. There "tanks" are used by water buffalos, because these animals, lacking sweat glands, could not otherwise stand the noonday heat. The result is a high malaria rate in the village

 
 
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01/01/1929
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Jalandhar (Punjab, India)31.32556, 75.57917
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