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Experts Fire Cannons to Save Elusive Shorebirds

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Scientists researching plummeting populations of one of the world's most renowned shorebirds, the red knot, fire cannons carrying nets to capture them for study. Propelled by a tiny wingspan, the red knot is famous for marathon migrations.


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