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   December 2003

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Postcard Thumbnail (see caption) Soar Subject

The ConvAirCar, an auto-plane with a detachable car body, takes to the air during a 1947 test flight. On its third time out, the commuters' dream vehicle crashed, along with the manufacturer's hopes.

Photograph courtesy Consolidated Vultee
From Flashback, National Geographic magazine, December 2003

Postcard Thumbnail (see caption) Feeding Feat

A flamingo displays amazing flexibility, using its bill upside down to scoop for spirulina algae.

Photograph by Anup and Manoj Shah
From Flamingos, National Geographic magazine, December 2003

Postcard Thumbnail (see caption) A holiday gift you'll enjoy all year long....

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A red fox steps out on a snowy winter's morning.
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