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Voyage of the damned - The Australian


The Australian
Here's the great botanist now, still handsome and brash in his early 40s, standing before the House of Commons committee established to solve the escalating prison problem, urging the consideration of Botany Bay on the fertile and inescapable New South ...

How A Whale Saved A Marine Biologist From A Shark - NPR


NPR
HAUSER: Well, the only thing I could figure is that everything I've read about what they do with altruistic behavior to protect other mammals - marine mammals. And I've even seen them protect a little hammerhead shark before. They protect other animals ...

Australia's biodiversity strategy a global embarrassment, green groups say - The Guardian


The Guardian
The federal government's latest strategy to protect Australian plants and animals facing extinction has been branded “deeply inadequate” and “a global embarrassment” by environment groups. The Sydney Morning Herald revealed that a new 13-page document ...

Australian Mammals: Living and Extinct

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Mammals are warm-blooded vertebrates with hair, mammary glands used to suckle young with milk, a diaphragm, three bones in the middle ear, and a lower jaw made up of a single pair of bones that articulates in a unique way with the skull. Other species profiles including habitats, characteristics, behavior, breeding cycles, feeding, images and range maps.

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