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  •     Spotted Handfish Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Spotted Handfish is their moderate air of mystery. This occurs because we still do not have detailed information about […]

    Spotted Handfish

        Spotted Handfish Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Spotted Handfish is their moderate air of mystery. This occurs because we still do not have detailed information about […]

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  •   Bluebottle Ant Facts and Information   Without doubt, the most noteworthy fact about the Bluebottle Ant remains the confusion over their name. That confusion occurs because this bi-colored insect […]

    Bluebottle Ant

      Bluebottle Ant Facts and Information   Without doubt, the most noteworthy fact about the Bluebottle Ant remains the confusion over their name. That confusion occurs because this bi-colored insect […]

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  • Tasselled Wobbegong Facts   The amusingly (yet appropriately) named Tasselled Wobbegong is a highly specialized species of shark. It is also the ONLY member of its genus known to man. […]

    Tasselled Wobbegong

    Tasselled Wobbegong Facts   The amusingly (yet appropriately) named Tasselled Wobbegong is a highly specialized species of shark. It is also the ONLY member of its genus known to man. […]

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  •   A new species of highly venomous snake, called the Kimberly Deathadder (descriptive!) has been discovered. It was found in Australia (wow…imagine that!). This animal has been known in its […]

    Kimberly Deathadder

      A new species of highly venomous snake, called the Kimberly Deathadder (descriptive!) has been discovered. It was found in Australia (wow…imagine that!). This animal has been known in its […]

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  •   Given its color and shape, the Olive Sea Snake may remind you of an olive branch, but it’s not one you want to extend out to anyone! They are […]

    Olive Sea Snake

      Given its color and shape, the Olive Sea Snake may remind you of an olive branch, but it’s not one you want to extend out to anyone! They are […]

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  •   Dendrogramma is the name of a unique genus created in 2014. Two extremely unusual species were discovered together and spurred the creation of the new genus. The two unique species […]

    Dendrogramma

      Dendrogramma is the name of a unique genus created in 2014. Two extremely unusual species were discovered together and spurred the creation of the new genus. The two unique species […]

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  •   The Giant Gippsland Earthworm is the largest known species of earthworm on earth. They are endemic to only certain portions of Gippsland, Australia. It is not known if their […]

    Giant Gippsland Earthworm

      The Giant Gippsland Earthworm is the largest known species of earthworm on earth. They are endemic to only certain portions of Gippsland, Australia. It is not known if their […]

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  •   The Rhinoceros Cockroach is the heaviest  species of cockroach known to man. This insect is also sometimes known as the giant burrowing cockroach. The name is appropriate, given their tendency […]

    Rhinoceros Cockroach

      The Rhinoceros Cockroach is the heaviest  species of cockroach known to man. This insect is also sometimes known as the giant burrowing cockroach. The name is appropriate, given their tendency […]

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  •   The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

    Tawny Frogmouth

      The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

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  •   The Kangaroo Paw is a hardy flower that is endemic only to a small area of Southwest Australia. They are most noted for their uniquely shaped flowers. These unique flowers […]

    Kangaroo Paw

      The Kangaroo Paw is a hardy flower that is endemic only to a small area of Southwest Australia. They are most noted for their uniquely shaped flowers. These unique flowers […]

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  •   The Pfeffers Flamboyant Cuttlefish is a brilliantly colorful species of cuttlefish which is native to a particular region of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. That zone of habitation includes the waters of […]

    Pfeffers Flamboyant Cuttlefish

      The Pfeffers Flamboyant Cuttlefish is a brilliantly colorful species of cuttlefish which is native to a particular region of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. That zone of habitation includes the waters of […]

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  •   Shell Beach is a magnificent and incredibly unique marvel of geology that is composed entirely of shells, instead of sand! Shell Beach is one of only two such beaches in […]

    Shell Beach

      Shell Beach is a magnificent and incredibly unique marvel of geology that is composed entirely of shells, instead of sand! Shell Beach is one of only two such beaches in […]

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  • Brown Mantis Physical Characteristics The Large Brown Mantis has a few subspecies, and one of them is the Stick Mantis Ghost from Bundabergs Turtle Sands. The Stick Mantis Ghosts are […]

    Brown Mantis

    Brown Mantis Physical Characteristics The Large Brown Mantis has a few subspecies, and one of them is the Stick Mantis Ghost from Bundabergs Turtle Sands. The Stick Mantis Ghosts are […]

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  • The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is the 6th rarest animal on earth! Historically, their range extended throughout New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland as recently as 100 years ago.  Now however, […]

    Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat

    The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is the 6th rarest animal on earth! Historically, their range extended throughout New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland as recently as 100 years ago.  Now however, […]

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