/ 07 July 2021

Tall horses, blingin’ dragonflies, and one big raffle

The world’s tallest horse has died in Wisconsin. Big Jake was 20yo and stood at more than 20 hands (aka nearly 2.1 metres tall, aka huge) and weighed 1,136kg. He leaves big hooves to fill.

New research says male dragonflies are losing their ‘bling’ as climates get hotter. Not that man-jewellery should be encouraged…

Buy a $16 ticket, and the home where drug lord El Chapo fled via an underground drainage system could be yours via a government raffle. The house was seized in 2014 along with his plastic bananas stuffed with cocaine and plastic cucumbers stuffed with marijuana. They’re not on offer, btw…

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