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22Mar 21
Australians Face Worst Flooding In Almost Half A Century

Australians face worst flooding in almost half a century

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes as the rains in Australia keep pouring down. Torrential rains have swept away houses, roads, and livestock. Images of the damage has hit social media. Photos show bridges being washed away, stranded animals, and submerged homes. The worst affected area is…

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23Mar 20
Rescue Team Uses Sausages And Bacon For An Important Mission

Rescue team uses sausages and bacon for an important mission

When there is an important rescue mission to take on, why cook sausages and bacon? That’s how two mountain rescuers save a dog named Nell. The Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team were tasked with finding Nell’s owner and another ultra marathon runner in a remote area. The two runners were rescued,…

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03Mar 20
Elephant Rescued From Dry Well

Elephant rescued from dry well

How did rescuers in India save an elephant in a 25-foot deep well? They added water. Their method is known as the Archimedes’ principle. It’s the physics law of buoyancy. It took over three hours to pump water into the well which enabled the elephant to float to the top.

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