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ortolan

The songbird that’s being eaten to death

A rare songbird called the Ortolan is an illegal delicacy in France. Every year 300,000 Ortolans fly from the North, Baltic states, Finland and Scandinavia to warmer climes in the South. On the way they have to cross France. In France around 30,000 ortolans are hunted during their emigration. The Ortolan features on International Union …

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comet neowise

This week is your last chance to see the incredible Comet Neowise (or wait another 6,800 years)

Comet Neowise is currently passing by the Earth and will be visible with the naked eye every night until the end of July. Comet Neowise will pass the closest (103 million kilometres) to the Earth on the 23rd of July. FAQs about Comet Neowise: How often does Comet Neowise pass Earth? It has an eliptical orbit …

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