/ 27 July 2022

Piña colada strawberries, a sandstorm sweeps across China, and an update on our favourite walruses…

Image source: Twitter
Image source: Twitter

Queensland researchers/food sorcerers have developed a strawberry that tastes and smells like a piña colada. We guess a strawberry daiquiri would have been too easy…  

Incredible footage has emerged of a massive sandstorm engulfing motorists in China’s Qinghai province last week. The phenomenon is not uncommon there due to the Gobi Desert in the north, but scientists say they are set to worsen due to climate change.

And a 600kg walrus named Freya has reappeared in Norway, where she is spending time napping on boats that can barely support her weight. Another wandering walrus called Wally is now thought to be in Latvia after he made headlines during his 6-week stint off the coast of Cornwall last year. What a life…

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