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Where the rainforest meets the reef

The roads hug the coast in Douglas Shire, steep rocky cliffs running along sandy beaches, like a tropical Great Ocean Road. Turning away from the ocean here you do not see mountain ash and tree ferns, but dense green walls of sugar cane, neatly clipped and standing to attention like a sailor’s crew cut. 820 more words

Australia

Casualties of the Jurassic Park Franchise

It’s 1993. 15-year-old me walks through a suburban Sainsbury’s supermarket, eyeing the lacklustre selection of paperbacks: A Jilly Cooper novel; a biography of Ian Botham; … Something with a dinosaur on the cover?! 1,596 more words

Dinosaur Discussion

Port Tribulation

I had a 2 day trip to Port Tribulation. It’s a bit north of Cairns and you can see the rain forest quite nice there. I slept in some huts right in the rain forest. 133 more words

Australia

A Bird with a Kick! - Southern Cassowary

This is a bird you don’t want to mess with and serves as evidence that dinosaurs are still living among us. The Southern Cassowary ( 603 more words

Science

what it's like to hold a koala

They’re actually not as soft as they look. Don’t get me wrong, they’re soft but I guess just not what I was expecting. Their fur almost feels like the polyester stuffing from a pillow. 436 more words

Australia