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In Far North Queensland

There are several routes into Queensland from the Northern Territory but only one of them, the Barkly Highway, is paved. I had my sights set on the Plenty Highway, which cuts east off the Stuart a little way north of Alice, and heading towards Channel Country beyond that. 1,716 more words


New research reveals the origin of Australia’s extinct flightless giants, the mihirung birds

A pair of Dromornis planei, an extinct mihirung bird from Australia, weighed a massive 300 kilograms. Brian Choo, Author provided

Trevor H. Worthy, … 1,090 more words


The Cassowary Coast, QLD

6 – 8 October 2017

The Cassowary Coast is an area between Cairns and Townsville in northern Queensland known for the endangered bird of the same name. 102 more words



Oct. 3

Whew! We have had a busy schedule here in Port Douglas, with little time to spare. It was nearly 8 pm when we got back to our apartment last night and we were off to catch our ride to Daintree National Park at 8:10 am. 1,074 more words

Part 9: Billabong Sanctuary and Cairns

Date: 05.01.16. (Day 17)

Destination: Billabong Sanctuary – Cairns

Accommodation: Hotel “Holiday Inn”

Today we’re leaving Arlie Beach to travel to Cairns, another city next to the Great Barrier Reef. 347 more words


The tale of the colourful cassowary

After finishing university I set off travelling for 5 and a half weeks, visiting various places around Thailand before heading to Cairns, Australia. As a zoologist, my highlights of this trip were (unsurprisingly!) all animal-related. 652 more words