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peo­ple were needed to help give 18-year-old Vic­tor the po­lar bear his health check-up at York­shire Wildlife Park. South York­shire Fire And Res­cue helped lift the 530kg bear into po­si­tion so vets and den­tists could check him over.


pheas­ants had to be culled af­ter bird flu was found at a farm in Pre­ston. Pub­lic Health Eng­land have said the risk to hu­mans is “very low”.


me­tres is the length of a Man­tel­lisaurus di­nosaur fos­sil found on the Isle of Wight. It is be­ing put back to­gether to go on dis­play at Di­nosaur Isle in Sandown.


is the length of green space at Lon­don’s first float­ing pub­lic park, which is to open this spring. The area in Padding­ton Basin will fea­ture lawns, trees, seat­ing and walk­ways. It will hold up to 150 peo­ple.


min­utes is how long Prince Harry jogged around Lon­don for, with young peo­ple from The Run­ning Char­ity. The prince was at the char­ity to learn about how they use sport to help young peo­ple de­velop life skills.

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