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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #49(8/10/2005)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) In 1405, Admiral Zheng sailed from China to Africa with 27,000 sailors and soldiers to capture giraffes and other exotic animals to awe the imperial court!

(2) In spring 2005, a group of English scientists spent a month hunting the Mongolian Death Worm, a five-foot-long creature that is rumored to spit corrosive saliva and discharge electric shocks! Their search turned up plenty of people who claim to have seen it, but the worm proved elusive.

(3) On the day Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as president of South Africa, May 10, 1994, not one crime was reported in the capital, Pretoria!

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