Australia

Echidna. Photo by Peter Ostergaard via Flickr Creative Commons

Say G’Day to Some of Australia’s Wildlife

As the United States gears up for winter’s approach, Australia is readying for summer. In the November issue of Ranger Rick magazine, one of Ranger Rick’s friends, Scarlett Fox, traveled …

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What Would the Flying Fox Say? “It’s Too Hot!”

This was written by a guest author Micaela Jemison Images of Australian baby bats in rehabilitation, bundled up in colorful blankets and being bottle-fed are now a common sight on the Internet …

Moon jellies, Australia

Photo of the Day: Moon Jellies

  This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife …

Komodo dragons are as adorable as they are awesome (Wikimedia Commons)

Here Be Dragons, Hopefully: Sydney Joins Effort to Save Komodo Dragons in 2012

We’ve gone a full week without Komodo dragon news on Wildlife Promise (see Megan Blevins’s timely ‘Year of the Dragon’ post here). That’s as intolerable as eating less than 80% …

Australian black tip shark (Flickr's Paul Benjamin)

New Hybrid Shark a Sign of Climate Change Adaptation?

Great White Shark, Carcharodon Carcharias

Hard Rock Music Soothes the Savage Beast

More Frequent Wildfires Worldwide Point To Need To Address Global…

Bird Travels 8,000 Miles — One Way!

Some birds give new definition to the term “migration.” RedOrbit.com reports: “A bar-tailed godwit, a bird banded near Victoria, Australia, was found more than 8,000 miles away in the western …

White Whale Gets Its Own Protection Zone

  |   July 7, 2009

A unique white humpbacked whale near Australia is getting some special privileges. Photo by: D. Burns. Wire News Services reports: “Australian authorities have warned the public to stay away from …

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