Australian trail runner Peter Bice may have one of the most entertaining running social media accounts—as he spots all kinds of animals.
After eight years of planning, Australia’s Royal National Park will have a population of platypus for the first time in 50 years.
After a 5-year mission to hunt down a fox wreaking havoc on plans to reintroduce native plants and animals to New South Wales, Australia, the predator named Rambo is officially gone. Rambo was quite a sly fox and evaded “10,400 traps, 3,500 baits, 73 stakeouts, 55 days of scent-tracking dogs, and 97 infrared cameras filming [...]
A gas station in South Australia received an unexpected visitor this week. The employees were busy stocking shelves and working the checkout counter when they noticed a koala wandering the store. According to CCTV footage, which was recovered after the incident, the koala managed to scoot in through the automatic sliding door. It then went [...]
When a shark killed an Australian man in the South Pacific earlier this month, local authorities vowed to take action. They said they would find the culprit and bring it to justice. Of course, this would be a little different from most manhunts; when the quarry is a single unidentified shark and the search zone [...]
If you are north of the 30th parallel line, it is decidedly winter. There are still some warm days here and there, but for a real trip to the beach it is going to require making travel plans. With the holidays behind you and a little more in the bank than you expected, go ahead [...]
Autumn and early winter are some of the best times of the year to travel. Most airlines, hotels and attractions offer great values that are not available during peak seasons. It is getting a little too chilly to convince the family to rough it but with Thanksgiving on the horizon and the pre-New Year’s rush coming, [...]
An Australian fisherman found himself in the fin of it after a great white shark jumped into his boat and landed on him. Terry Selwood, 73, was fishing offshore 450 miles north of Sydney when the incident occurred. “He came right over the top of the motor and then dropped onto the floor,” Selwood said, [...]