Parrot's Beak


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Parrot's Beak,

region of SE Cambodia indenting S Vietnam. During the Vietnam WarVietnam War,
conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided (1954) Vietnam at 17° N lat.
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, it was a staging ground for Communist forces against South Vietnam. In Apr., 1970, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces invaded the region in an effort to destroy the sanctuary.
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The sharp hook of a parrot's beak allows it to tear fruit apart while the rest crushes seeds and helps it to climb trees.
net) added a sinuous path of steppingstones through the shimmery mounds of 'Elijah Blue' fescue; blue-green Crassula, Echeveria, and Senecio; and orange-flowered parrot's beak (Lotus berthelotii), nestled among angular rocks.
3 ton dinosaur with a parrot's beak and sharp claws, called Gigantoraptor, in China.