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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

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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

Australia

DAINTREE NATIONAL PARK

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

Australia

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

Road trip from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation

We decided to take a drive up to the Daintree, despite the endless rain. It was the rainy season when we visited, which runs from December through to February, and I was expecting some rain. 475 more words

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