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Australia Now Has An Official Drop Bear Street
In Tamworth, New South Wales, mythical drop bears have been honoured with a street address.
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Australia Day Parties Have A Rebellious History
On this day just over 200 years ago Australia experienced its first and only military coup.
‘Fire Of Australia’ Glitters At South Australian Museum loading...
‘Fire Of Australia’ Glitters At South Australian Museum
The museum has made a valuable acquisition, possibly the finest uncut opal ever found.
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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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