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Howzat? A Very Unusual Cricket Match

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October 10, 2013
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Summary:
Field crickets face off against one another in Beijing at the annual National Cricket Fighting Championships, carrying on a uniquely Chinese sport which dates back more than 1,000 years. Tara Cleary reports.


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Reuters (Dec. 4, 2012) — The tiny pygmy mole cricket, native to South Africa, has been revealed to be a spring-loaded, water-leaping wonder bug, capable of jumping many times its body length off the surface of water. The discovery was made by Cambridge University zoology professor Malcom Burrows who, with engineer colleague, Dr Gregory Sutton, filmed the amazing creature in action.
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Baby Monkey Escapes Death and Recovers in Rio's Zoo

Baby Monkey Escapes Death and Recovers in Rio's Zoo

AFP (May 23, 2012) — "Lequinho" is a vervet monkey (Cercopithecus pygerythrus) that weighs just under a pound and measures 35cm, without counting the tail. Two months ago, he lost his mother at birth in Rio de Janeiro's zoo. The grandmother of the baby monkey unsuccessfully tried to breastfeed him. "Lequinho" was very weak and had to be brought under the care of the zoo's veterinaries. Now he is a strong, healthy and very playful monkey.
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How Prohibition Has Affected Wine 80 Years Later

How Prohibition Has Affected Wine 80 Years Later

FORA.tv (May 13, 2013) — Swirl the wine in your glass, wine lovers and aficionados. Is it fresh? buttery? fruity? earthy? smoky? If you love learning about wine, join world-renowned wine personality Robinson and local wine expert Murphy for a fascinating evening. They will share their vast knowledge and colorful tales collected from vineyards across the country. With more than 7,000 wineries in almost every corner of the country, the United States has become the world's largest wine-consuming market. If you would like to raise a glass with Robinson and Murphy and taste some of America's most delicious and unusual wines, be sure to sign up for the wine reception. Salute!
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Bear Caught Opening Truck Door on Video

Bear Caught Opening Truck Door on Video

CBC (June 6, 2013) — A Maple Ridge, B.C., resident caught an unusual sight on video this week -- a bear standing on its hind legs breaking into a pickup truck.
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