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Smile for the Camera! Bird Called the Tawny Frogmouth Grins for His Close Up From His Perch
Offbeat  (tags: tawny frogmouth, bird, grins, queensland, australia, pictures )

Scooby
- 655 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It may not have the sweetest-sounding name - but apparently this Tawny frogmouth still has plenty to smile about.
Qld Bum-Breathing Turtles 'Need Help'
Offbeat  (tags: Queensland, Australia, bum breathing turtles, endangered )

Scooby
- 735 days ago - sbs.com.au
A critically-endangered species of turtle is facing further trouble by the construction of dams and weirs in Queensland, researchers say.
Native Bilbies on Verge of Extinction With Less Than 200 Left in the Wild After Feral Cat Attacks
Offbeat  (tags: bilbies, Australia, Queensland, feral cats, endangered )

Scooby
- 783 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A plague of feral cats have been feeding on Australia's native bilbies Once home to 700 bilbies, Astrebla Downs National Park, west of Brisbane, Queensland, now only has 200 marsupials left.
Koala Named Timberwolf After Queensland Car Ride
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Koala, Car, Queensland, Australia )

Ray
- 857 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A koala in Australia has had a lucky escape surviving a 54.5 mile (88km) ride clinging to the bottom of a car.
Directing Her Rage, She's More Than a Girl in a Cage
Offbeat  (tags: young school girl, queensland, australia, protested, against puppymills, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1989 days ago - smh.com.au
A Gold Coast schoolgirl has locked herself in a dog cage for 24 hours in an effort to draw attention to "puppy mills".
Orphaned Baby Bats Are Rescued From Aussie Floods
Offbeat  (tags: orphaned bats, queensland, australia, rescued, floods )

Simone
- 2143 days ago - all-creatures.org
Staff at the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre have saved 130 orphaned baby bats so far in the wake of the floods that have ravaged Queensland in past weeks.
Wildlife Carers Suffering Animal Overload
Offbeat  (tags: australia, wildlife carers, queensland, flooding, injured animals, overwhelmed, volunteers )

Simone
- 2453 days ago - adelaidenow.com.au
VOLUNTEER wildlife carers in Queensland are suffering burnout out as they struggle to help tens of thousands of injured animals. More than 20,000 injured and sick animals needed the care of southeast Queensland's wildlife hospitals and volunteer carers
Defective Bananas Dumped in Quest for Perfection
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Queensland, banana crop, food, odd )

Sally Ann
- 2520 days ago - smh.com.au
OUR obsession with perfection is resulting in the destruction of one third of Queensland's banana crop, because the fruit is deemed too straight, too small or not yellow enough.
Ray Brings Alpine Dingo Pair Home
Offbeat  (tags: alpine dingoes, rare, travelling maryborough, queensland, australian native dogs )

Simone
- 2524 days ago - frasercoastchronicle.com.au
THERE are only 150 alpine dingoes left in the world but two of them are coming to Maryborough - and Ray Revill could not be any more excited.
ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR 'GOD ' !
Offbeat  (tags: Queensland, off-beat, unusual, ARREST-WARRANT )

Manny
- 3157 days ago - news.com.au
However, his lawyers said he failed to appear after having earlier informed them he would not talk to them because he is was the almighty and above answering to Queensland laws.
   

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