Australia rivers
If you look at the Australian continent from high, you can see that its entire territory is covered by river channels. Almost all waterways are shallow or generally dry. Replenished…

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Kangaroo - for hot, ballerina - for dessert
About Australian cuisine, everyone strives to say some nasty things. "There is no kitchen in Australia!" - the most common option. "This is the same English, only with sand on…

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Australia. Outback. Full Outback
Each state of Australia has its own unofficial name. Queensland, the fourth part of the country, is called "sunny state." A subtropical climate, many kilometers of beaches, the lights of…

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underwater world

Eucalyptus picks

Koalas are very similar to cute bears, and the name of the species to which these animals belong may suggest that they are relatives of clubfoot. Although in fact, this is completely wrong.

Australia is a unique island country spanning an entire continent. It separated from land, including Africa, South America and Australia itself, about 50 million years ago. Over the next 50 million years, this Green Continent, being completely isolated from other parts of the globe, remained in prehistoric prosperity. Charles Darwin, who visited the shores of Australia in 1836 on the Beagle, was extremely amazed to see there the oldest representatives of mammals, living witnesses to the evolution of species – Continue reading

Passion around a kangaroo

Despite high-profile protests by wildlife advocates, the Australian government raised the quota for kangaroo shooting this year, setting it at 6.9 million animals. The Australian kangaroo meat and leather industry is booming, recently earning $ 128 million a year.

Australia has always had a difficult relationship with its marsupial shrine. She, along with the ostrich Amy, flaunts on the arms of the country, entire generations of children grew up in 1960 and 1970 on the television series about Skippy, like the series Lassie, familiar to Russian viewers. The Australians themselves call themselves “Wallaby”, just like not the largest kangaroos (as New Zealanders call themselves “Kiwi”). Continue reading

People are afraid of sharks, and they are afraid of people, but sometimes they are eaten

In the center of the reserve, in the area of ​​the already mentioned island of Giron, there is a huge accumulation of sharks. These predators prefer to avoid humans, fearing underwater guns and harpoons. Their gastronomic needs fully satisfy the food waste that is thrown into the sea. They got used to the fact that garbage from the islands was transported by boat, and the sound of the motor for them was like a call to dinner. There are also large sharks scouring along the coast in search of food. They seem aggressive, but nothing really threatens the swimmers. On the contrary, sharks are particularly cautious when they see people, because they often become victims of underwater hunters.

Defenders of the BDB hope that the protected area will be substantially expanded, and, possibly, over time, Continue reading

When is the best time to relax in Australia?
To determine the dates of travel to distant Australia, you need to have a clear idea of ​​the purpose of the trip. In addition, it is important to understand that…

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Hunt: Pure Australian killings
Hunting is a strange entertainment. It seems to be cruel, but on the other hand it is a natural male occupation, the most vitally justified. Someone today hunts for bread,…

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The birth of the Melbourne bath
When guests of Melbourne are interested in the sights of the city, residents primarily call ... local baths. “Of course, these are not the famous Roman baths, where the fate…

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Australia in which dreams come true
... And do not tell me that this is a stamp that is indecent to use in a decent magazine. Because in Australia, my most important, most childhood dream came…

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