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The Road Ahead

Children going to school everyday in Jinan, China.

 

This street is in the middle of the city. (screenshots below) Children who aren't overweight have an advantage whilst passing there.

 

Still there are worse roads than this in China:

Mother and Baby Elephant Electrocuted PDF Print E-mail
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A mother elephant tried to save her baby, but they were both electrocuted. (screenshot)

According to Yunnnan News, a baby elephant in Xi -Shuang-Ban-Na forest preservation area,in Mengle County touched a live 100,000 volt electric wire with its trunk and was electrocuted. The mother ran to the baby and was also killed.

It was not a natural disaster,  just another human made tragedy!

The mother elephant was more than 30 years old, weighed 3.1 tonnes; 3.25m long and 2.56m in height.

The baby elephant was about 3 years old; 400kg; body length 1.61m; body height, 1.25m.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 06 December 2010 13:19
 

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