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Drag-reducing 'scimitar' split wingtips have been used on Boeing's medium-haul Boeing 737 MAX, but never on a jetliner the size of the A380, which has a 79.9-meter (262-foot) wingspan.
A scimitar-horned oryx calf was born Tuesday night.
Search [La Brea Tar Pit carnivores] to find scimitar cats, jaguars, American cheetahs and dire wolves all had impressive teeth.
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