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The verses were written in 1848 by the nationalist poet and university professor
August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben and were sung to a tune originally
composed by Joseph Haydn in 1797 as an Austrian imperial anthem. (The tune ...
Both are 10 centimetres (4 inches) long, with a short tail and a long, downcurved
bill. Originally thought to belong with true sunbirds in the family Nectariniidae,
Wattled false sunbird (Neodrepanis coruscans) Painting by H Douglas Pratt they
Originally, meat production was a by-product of egg production. Only hens that
could no longer produce enough eggs were killed and sold for meat. By the mid-
20th century, however, meat production had outstripped egg production as a ...
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