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Why You’re More Likely To Find Easter Bilbies Than Bunnies Down Under

Rather than celebrate Easter with chocolate bunnies, Australians like to exchange Easter bilbies. The bilby is a marsupial with long, rabbit-like ears. They are also called rabbit-bandicoots. Two centuries ago, the arrival of European rabbits nearly drove them out of

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World’s Oldest Message In A Bottle Discovered In Australia

Strolling on a beach in January near Wedge Island in Western Australia, Kym and Tonya Illman spotted a dark glass bottle buried in the dunes. At first, they thought it was just trash, but after closer inspection, Tonya decided the

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Local Flu Season Could Be A Doozy

Local health officials are already warning the upcoming flu season could be a tough one. Officials with Ottawa Public Health have been watching flu activity in the Southern Hemisphere with concern. That’s because Australia has had its worst flu season

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[Video] Border Collie Gathering Attracts Hundred Of Dogs In Australia

An association called the Border Collie Owners of South Australia (BCOSA) welcomed 576 border collies to a park in Willaston, South Australia, yesterday to set a new record for the largest gathering of border collies ever. The previous record was

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