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Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui
Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

Endemic to New Guinea, this black and orange bird has been found to contain batrachotoxins on its skin and feathers. These are the same toxins foun ...

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo
Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

If you’ve ever dreamt of an intimate experience with wild animals, Australia has the lodge for you. While there are a number of zoos that offer ove ...

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Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef
Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef

A tour company based out of Cairns Australia, has unfortunately seen two of its passengers die from heart attacks while visiting the Great Barrier ...

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots
Skittles in the Sky : Australia's Parrots

Australia is home to many beautiful parrots. With over 50 species present throughout the country you are bound to see some of these incredible bird ...

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Best Places to See Koalas in Australia Best Places to See Koalas in Australia
Best Places to See Koalas in Australia

While seeing kangaroos is almost certain in many areas across Australia, the koala is much more shy and elusive which makes planning a necessity wh ...

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania
Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

Located at the bottom of Australia lies the rugged pristine wilderness filled island often overlooked by tourists heading down under. It may not ha ...

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Mulligans Flat – Turning Back Time in Australia Mulligans Flat – Turning Back Time in Australia
Mulligans Flat - Turning Back Time in Australia

Mulligans Flat in Canberra’s north has created a magical place where one can get a glimpse of the authentic Australian wild bush land and jus ...

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Uluru: The Controversial Climb Uluru: The Controversial Climb
Uluru: The Controversial Climb

Uluru, or Ayers Rock as Europeans renamed it, is a stunning rock jutting out from the outback of Australia. Currently Uluru is still legal to climb ...

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5 Essential Tips to Make Travel Easy and Stress Free 5 Essential Tips to Make Travel Easy and Stress Free
5 Essential Tips to Make Travel Easy and Stress Free

Take advantage of the following advice on your next trip and you’ll be traveling like a seasoned travel professional.

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Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife
Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife

Australia is a massive continent filled with incredible landscapes including the iconic Outback, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and of co ...

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Mungo: A Journey into Australia’s Past

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Mungo: A Journey into Australia’s Past

A place truly out of this world, so much so that it looks like the surface of the moon, Lake Mungo has acted like a time capsule allowing us to take a peek into Australia’s historic past. Staring out at the Walls of China section of Mungo National Park, its hard not to feel a sense of the nearly 2,000 generations of its native peoples that have called it home. The Walls take on incredibly beautiful colors at sunset so a drive out to the lookout at that time is highly recommended.

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

If you’ve ever dreamt of an intimate experience with wild animals, Australia has the lodge for you. While there are a number of zoos that offer overnight sleepovers, Jamala Wildlife Lodge takes the concept to a completely different level.

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots

Australia is home to many beautiful parrots. With over 50 species present throughout the country you are bound to see some of these incredible birds no matter where you are in the land down under. Here is a just a sampling of what you can expect to see.

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Best Places to See Koalas in Australia

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Best Places to See Koalas in Australia

While seeing kangaroos is almost certain in many areas across Australia, the koala is much more shy and elusive which makes planning a necessity when it comes to seeing one in the wild.

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