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Howzat? A Very Unusual Cricket Match

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Reuters (Oct. 10, 2013) — 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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Spring Loaded Cricket Takes Water in Stride

Spring Loaded Cricket Takes Water in Stride

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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Chinese Actress Li Bingbing Highlights the Illegal Ivory Trade

Chinese Actress Li Bingbing Highlights the Illegal Ivory Trade

AFP (May 9, 2013) — One of China's best-known actresses Li Bingbing traveled to Samburu National Reserve on Wednesday. The aim of the trip is to highlight the illegal ivory trade driving the increasing number of illegal killings of elephants across Africa, and to support efforts to reduce demand for ivory in Asia.
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Dogs Learn to Drive

Dogs Learn to Drive

Splash TV (Dec. 6, 2012) — A New Zealand animal welfare group has started to teach dogs to learn to drive to highlight their intelligence and encourage people to adopt them.
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