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A Sandhill Crane Has Been Fitted With a Prosthetic Limb After Its Leg Was Shattered by a Stray Golf Ball

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March 24, 2013
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A rare sandhill crane has been fitted with a prosthesis after losing a leg in an accident at a Richmond, BC, golf course.


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Parasite Study Reveals Nocturnal Secrets of Snails

Parasite Study Reveals Nocturnal Secrets of Snails

Reuters (Aug. 23, 2013) — Research into how snails spread a parasite fatal to dogs has revealed that the gastropods can explore the length of an average British garden in a single night - reaching a top speed of one meter per hour. The revelations came after scientists fitted a sample group of snails with LEDs and filmed them with high-speed cameras.
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Crane Project Brings Compromise to Israeli Bird Debate

Crane Project Brings Compromise to Israeli Bird Debate

Reuters (Mar. 17, 2013) — Farmers and environmentalists in Israel have united to create a man-made ecosystem designed to protect migrating cranes and the farm crops they like to eat. Called the Crane Project, it's an idea that aims to satisfy both sides of an environmental debate while also attracting eco-tourists to the Hula Valley wetland where the iconic birds gather.
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Massive Pumpkin Squashes Competition

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Reuters (Oct. 14, 2013) — Crane lifts 1,985 pound pumpkin at heaviest pumpkin competition in California
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