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Bedbugs Are Getting Harder to Kill, and Researchers May Have Figured Out Why
Offbeat  (tags: bedbugs, AUSTRALIA, scientists, RESEARCHERS, animals, environment, humans, pictures )

Lone
- 74 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
Australian bedbug scientists âEUR" yes, there is such a thing âEUR" have found a possible reason for why bedbugs are suddenly winning the war on humans: tougher shells.
The Man Who Culls Wallabies By the Thousand
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Wallabies, Australia )

Ray
- 82 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Last year, 83,000 wallabies were culled on Australia's King Island, and 30,000 were shot by a single man, writes Paul Carter.
Did Cook Discover or Invade Australia?
Offbeat  (tags: British Settles, Capt Cook, Australia )

Ray
- 88 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A top Australian university has sparked controversy by encouraging students to use the terms "invade" and "occupy" to refer to the arrival of British settlers.
Tumbleweed Invades Australian Town   video
Offbeat  (tags: tumbleweed, Hairy Panic, Australia )

Dandelion
- 129 days ago - youtube.com
All I can say is I'm glad I don't have to take care of this.
PETA Say Legendary Racehorse Black Caviar Is Being Used as a âEUR(TM)Breeding MachineâEUR(TM) By Greedy Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Black caviar, racehorse, breeding, Australia )

Scooby
- 135 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Black Caviar âEUR" AustraliaâEUR(TM)s fastest horse in history âEUR" is expecting her third foal since retiring from the track three years ago.
Australia Is Accused of 'Airbrushing' History as It Bars British Families From Centenary Commemoration of WWI Battle
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, history, war, British, memorials )

Scooby
- 142 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Australia has been criticised for the banning families of fallen British soldiers from the First World War Battle of Fromelles centenary commemorations.
Some Sicko Deliberately Ran Over and Killed 17 Kangaroos
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, kangaroos, killed, Australia, sad news )

Scooby
- 148 days ago - metro.co.uk
The animal carcasses were found scattered across a 300ft stretch in the eastern city of Brisbane on Monday, said Michael Beatty, a spokesman for the RSPCA in Queensland state.
Killing Dogs in Greyhound Racing Is a Prime Welfare Issue. Here's How to Stop It
Offbeat  (tags: greyhounds, racing, australia, horses, shot, nsw, animals, dogs )

Scooby
- 152 days ago - theguardian.com
As any pet owner knows, ending an animalâEUR(TM)s life prematurely is tragic, but it need not be cruel. In Australia each year around 15,000 horses are shot, and the same number of greyhounds are euthanised because their racing careers are over.
State Leaders Sign a Document on the Eve of Australia Day Calling for the Queen to Be Axed as Head of State
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, British, Hm the Queen, head, state, UK )

Scooby
- 154 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Almost all state and territory leaders have joined forces to call for an Australian head of state in a declaration hatched by the Australian Republican Movement.
Taxpayer Funds Reportedly Used for Secret Primate Experiments in Sydney Labs
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, NSW, Sydney, Australia, animal experiments )

Scooby
- 156 days ago - theguardian.com
Sydney hospitals and universities are conducting secret medical experiments on hundreds of primates, according to media reports.
Coles Is Slammed on Social Media for Flying the Wrong Flag to Celebrate Australia Day
Offbeat  (tags: australia, flag, australia day, coles, great britain, union jack, brisbane, southern cross, stars, china, mistake )

Scooby
- 156 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A national supermarket chain's effort to celebrate Australia Day has been laughed at by local customers in Brisbane after the supplier had botched the Southern Cross.
The Incredible Moment Two Brothers Save a Wild Dolphin After It Was Found With a Hook and Fishing Line Lodged in Her Mouth
Offbeat  (tags: dolphin, rescued, sillouette, fish hook, australia )

Scooby
- 157 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Irish siblings dubbed the 'dolphin whisperers' helped treat a wild female Queensland dolphin named Silhouette on Monday night after a fishing hook and line was found lodged in her mouth.
How a 'Plague' of Snakes Is Invading Homes Across Australia - With Hot Weather Drawing Out Venomous Reptiles That Are Killing Pe
Offbeat  (tags: hot, weather, australia, snakes, pets, bites )

Scooby
- 158 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
There are fears there is a 'plague' of snakes that are targeting elderly women and even dogs across the country as a spate of injuries arise.
I-Wonder: Australia: A Nation Shaped By British Emigration
Offbeat  (tags: A new life Down Under, Australia )

Ray
- 163 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Australia is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most culturally diverse countries. Despite a growing trend of new residents from across the globe, the people of Australia are still predominantly of British origin. In 2013, 1,221,300 Australians were born in the UK.
Australia Plans to Kill 2 Million Cats By 2020
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, Australia, killing )

Jeri
- 181 days ago - aol.com
Australia plans to kill 2 million feral cats which threaten smaller species with extinction, but that reason isn't good enough for some animal lovers.
 

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