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Radiator leaking drivers side

I have a 97 monte carlo LS 3.1, I recently had the thermostat changed but now I am leaking fluid from the bottom of the radiator on the drivers side from a rubber type plug. I do not think its the drain plug. what would this rubber plug be called and can they be replaced or do I need a new radiator?

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