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Chilika Lake Attracts 7.61 lakh birds this year from Siberia, Caspian Sea, Himalayas

A record 7.61 lakh migratory birds from all the Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Russia, central and South East Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas have landed for their annual winter sojourn in Chilika lake area and the surroundings in Odisha. According to the annual bird census conducted on Friday, this year’s migratory birds population crossed last year’s record of 7.19 lakh resident and ...

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Biggest ever parrot-beaked dinosaur fossil found in Siberia

Large-scale excavation in Shestakovo has thrown up fragments of the skeleton of the biggest known psittacosaurus sibiricus, or a parrot-beaked dinosaur, near the village of Shestakovo in Russia’s Kemerovo region in western Siberia. The excavations have yielded fragments of skeletons of eight dinosaurs — from small raptors to a giant 30-metre tall sauropod. But the most important finds are two ...

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