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Orange vomit

Babies of a bird species called the Eurasian roller, vomit a foul-smelling orange liquid as a defence mechanism against predators, biologists have discovered. Offspring of the bright-blue jackdaw-sized bird -- Latin name Coracias garrulus -- throw up the repugnant fluid when they are frightened in their nests.

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Tyla Coutinho Against All Odds

Maria Fernandes
At the National Level Games for all disabilities held at Chennai, by Special Olympics Bharat from February 17 to 22, 2012, Tyla Coutinho, a standard IX student of Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao, bagged two gold medals in badminton. She achieved this feat in the singles and mixed doubles category.

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Space Travel For You

If you have $200,000, you could book yourself a seat on Virgin Galactic’s rocket ship and journey beyond the space barrier in late 2012. The trip will last for two and a half hours and will feature five minutes of weightlessness once you reach outer space.

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Naitik Jain Picture Perfect

Maria Fernandes
“Capturing a moment in time on my camera means more to me than describing it in words,” states Naitik Jain, a standard IX student of Vidya Vikas, Margao and the recipient of the National Asset Photography Award, 2011.

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