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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.