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A scimitar-horned oryx calf was born Tuesday night.
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.
Search [La Brea Tar Pit carnivores] to find scimitar cats, jaguars, American cheetahs and dire wolves all had impressive teeth.
During the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566), the sultan’s court painter stylized the tulip in an elongated form with scimitar-like petals.
Toward the end of the seventeenth century, the blade curved into a scimitar shape, but this contour was to be modified over the next century to become less weaponlike.
He was flanked by men posing as soldiers, clad in reproduction chain mail and brandishing scimitars.
This week, conservationists will release 23 scimitar-horned Oryx dammah into the Ouadi-Rimé Ouadi-Achim Faunal Reserve in the African nation of Chad, reports New Scientist.
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