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Cassowary, endangered species 

Cassowary are flightless, shy yet dangerous birds which are native to the humid rainforest. They are third tallest and second heaviest birds in the world. Mainly fed on fruits (fallen from trees) but are truly omnivorous. 53 more words


Iced Coffee in Australia: A Continent of Distance and Danger

“Australians are very unfair in this way. They spend half of any conversation insisting that the country’s dangers are vastly overrated and that there’s nothing to worry about, and the other half telling you how six months ago their Uncle Bob was driving to Mudgee when a tiger snake slid out from under the dashboard and bit him on the groin, but that it’s okay now because he’s off the life support machine and they’ve discovered he can communicate with eye blinks.” … 783 more words



It is one of the best ways to describe Australia. The landscapes, the animals, and the people. Everything is so diverse and beautiful. Still in awe…just the overall feeling of this country is so exciting and positive (which is refreshing coming from election time in the USA!). 502 more words


Cassowary alert!

In the past week I was lucky enough to be on holiday in beautiful Mission Beach, in Queensland’s north. It’s home to the endangered cassowary, an amazing dinosaur-like bird that I was lucky enough to see in the wild on 2 separate occasions! 265 more words

AusieLife: Noah Beach camping adventures

We made it!! As far up the east coast as our little 2 wheel drive van would take us, literally making it to the end of the road. 655 more words


Let's not forget how cool dinosaurs probably looked

We know a little bit about how dinosaurs probably looked: we’re learning that a lot of them had feathers, and even beginning to be able to figure out what patterns might have been on their plumage. 291 more words


Finding Nemo at the Great Barrier Reef

We have made it! Cairns is the final destination on the east coast, before my brother Robert flies back home. It’s been an amazing three weeks; we’ve seen and done so much that it feels like they’ve flown by as well as taken ages at the same time. 2,139 more words