Weird but True!

Weird but True!

Ripped From the Headlines 3 : Real-life Stories You Have to Read to Believe

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Discover the most bizarre and surprising news stories that are hard to believe but totally true. These wacky gems are taken from real news stories on subjects you might expect to find in your local paper -- world news, sports, science, entertainment, food, travel, and more. Did you know that scientists invented a “salmon cannon” to catapult fish along their migration route? Or that a man traveled 1,800 miles across Europe eating garbage? Or that a herd of flatulent cows in Germany blew the roof off their barn? These amazing real-life stories prove that fact is often stranger than fiction.

Baker & Taylor
A collection of astonishing news stories in a range of genres includes pieces on a "salmon cannon" used to encourage migration, a European traveler who survived entirely on garbage and a herd of flatulent cows in Germany that blew the roof off their barn. Simultaneous.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781426324222
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)


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