- The bridge is more than two kilometers long and connects Turkey’s European and Asian shores. It cuts travel time between the two locations to just six minutes. A consortium of Turkish and South Korean firms began constructing the huge bridge in 20-17, with a budget of two and half billion Euros.
- In Peru, paleontologists have unearthed the skull of a ferocious marine predator that is an ancestor of the modern-day whale.The 36 million year old skull was dug up intact after it was discovered in Peru’s southern desert. Recreations of how the animal looked like show it mostly resembles a giant lizard that moved like a snake. Paleontologists say it was a top predator measuring some 12 meters long.
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