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Australians Hunt Kangaroos Commercially. Does It Make Sense?
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Massive Infrastructure Projects Are Failing At Unprecedented Rates
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Kangaroos Have Three Vaginas
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The Mystery of the Wandering Daddy Longlegs
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Giant Flesh-Eating Koala of Legend Was Real
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Aussie Grass Tastes Like Salt And Vinegar
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Why Does This Weird Snowy Mountains Insect Flash Warnings After An Attack?
This article was published in 2014 on National Geographic's blog Phenomena.
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Want to Save the Gorillas? Recycle Your Phone
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Spice up your Life with these Aussie Natives
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Aussie Sharks Gone Walkabout
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About the Show

There are powerful forces that move along our beaches. They pulse they flow. Some can appear without warning – turning an idyllic beach setting into scenes of chaos and panic. Then just as quickly they can vanish. They’re masters of camouflage. Often hiding tremendous power within seemingly calm waters. The majority of beachgoers can’t recognise their danger so each year they claim more lives than all our natural disasters combined. They are rip currents.

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