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Watch Superdeadly Snake Swallow Another Snake Whole
Rare video from Brisbane shows an eastern brown snake eating a carpet python.
Man Who Punched Kangaroo to Save His Dog Risked His Life loading...
Man Who Punched Kangaroo to Save His Dog Risked His Life
The heated encounter between man and kangaroo was caught on video.
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5 Things Even Locals Don’t Know About Australia
From incredible beaches to the rugged Outback, Australia has plenty of icons. But there’s another side to the island continent – with unbelievable stories you may not have heard.
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Boomerangs Were Lethal Weapons of War, Skeleton Suggests
A skeleton with unprecedented injuries suggests Australia’s Aboriginal peoples fought deadly battles among themselves.
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4.1kg Gold Nugget Discovered In Victoria
The lucky prospector’s find is valued at around $250,000.
How the Venomous, Egg-Laying Platypus Evolved loading...
How the Venomous, Egg-Laying Platypus Evolved
The odd Australian mammal has an intriguing family tree.
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