A sushi wedding cake, some hot chillies, a few bulls running, a knighted penguin and a crime fighting turtle…
Sushi wedding cake
The hottest chilli in UK
UK farmers have successfully grown one of the hottest chilli peppers in the world… the Dorset Naga. The Dorset Naga is a hybrid of Naga Jolokia which originated from southern Asia; Naga Jolokia is the world’s hottest chilli according to Guinness World of Records.
The Dorset Naga measures around 900,000 in Scoville heat units, a measure of hotness for a chillies. For comparison, the tabasco pepper which is used to make the famous Tabasco sauce is only measured at 30,000-50,000 on the Scoville scale.
Bull racing in Germany
A bull-riding race was held in a small town in southern Germany on August 17…
Sir Nils Olav the Penguin
A penguin who was previously made a Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian Army has been knighted at Edinburgh Zoo. Penguin Nils Olav has been an honorary member and mascot of the Norwegian King’s Guard since 1972.
This is actually the third penguin with the name Nils Olav in Edinburg Zoo. The penguin inherited the name and title from the previous two predecessors. [more on BBC]
Crime fighting turtle
A turtle fitted with GPS tag helped the cops to nab a suspect growing marijuana in the Rock Creek Park in US. The satellite tagging is meant for park rangers to see where the female turtles would go after leaving the nesting beach so that they could decide which areas are the best to be protected.
What the rangers didn’t expect though, is that one of the turtles has helped the police in busting a case; video below…