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Orphaned Heron Learns To Fly

Orphaned Heron Learns To Fly

Meet Dude; a three-month old Heron whose entire family was killed in a storm near Cornwall in the United Kingdom. Luckily, this little guy was rescued by wild life expert and bird lover, Gary Zammit.

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The Flying Dolphins of Moray Firth

The Flying Dolphins of Moray Firth

The Moray Firth, a roughly triangular firth (inlet) of the North Sea is an incredibly beautiful area in Northern Scotland. It is also home to over 130 bottlenose dolphins whose amazing acrobatics attracts people from all over the world.

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World's Smallest Helicopter

World's Smallest Helicopter

Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, who painted the famous 'Mona Lisa', was also an amazing inventor. Amongst other things, he designed several flight machines, including the world's first vertical flight machine or helicopter.

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Spacecraft Lands Successfully on Mars

Spacecraft Lands Successfully on Mars

The NASA Phoenix Lander Spacecraft's nine month, 455 million mile journey came to a successful end yesterday as it safely touched down on the surface of the Red Planet. NASA Scientists waited with abated breath as the spacecraft slowed from speeds of over 12,000 mph to just about 5mph before coming to a complete halt.

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The Vegetables Of The Future?

The Vegetables Of The Future?

The Guandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences in China believes it has found a way to end World hunger - By growing super-sized vegetables. The only catch is that in order to grow these huge vegetables, the seeds have to be sent to Space for a two-week orbit around the Earth.

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