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Australia

How the Venomous, Egg-Laying Platypus Evolved loading...
How the Venomous, Egg-Laying Platypus Evolved
The odd Australian mammal has an intriguing family tree.
Aussie Conspiracy Theories People Still Believe loading...
Aussie Conspiracy Theories People Still Believe
Including Australia’s versions of the Bermuda Triangle and Area 51.
Australia’s Railway Dog loading...
Australia’s Railway Dog
Bob hitch-hiked across the South Australian railway system in the late 1800s.
5 Strange Stories About Sir Don Bradman loading...
5 Strange Stories About Sir Don Bradman
On this day in 1908, the cricket superstar was born in Cootamundra, New South Wales.
The Town Underneath Australia loading...
The Town Underneath Australia
National Geographic goes underground in Coober Pedy.
This Australian Coin Is Worth $54 Million loading...
This Australian Coin Is Worth $54 Million
It’s the world’s largest, heaviest and least conveniently sized legal tender.
About Australia

The curious history, quirky cultural events and little-known facts about the Great Southern Land.

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