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For centuries Australia’s succulent plants have been undervalued by botanists, neglected by world encyclopaedias and considered pests by backyard gardeners. But now Attila Kapitany, the authority on Australia’s succulent plants, tells Australian Geographic that it’s about time the record is set straight.
While his admirers have recognised his artistic genius for centuries, a new online exhibition, the very first of its kind, has collated 300 of Ferdinand Bauer’s artworks — from initial sketch to finished product.
The search for food among ash and dust
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You think you’ve seen it all and then the ocean dishes up something like this. Meet Pandea conica - a tiny space alien on Earth that’s so rare, it’s hardly ever seen, let alone photographed.
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Kyle Williams has completed a non-stop trek of Australia's 26 tallest mountains.
Kyle's expedition took a gruelling 48 hours of continuous trekking. A former army medic and physical trainer, he spent four months of intensive strength training and hiking on the lead-up to this attempt. Here he is atop Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain at 2,228m. He has already stopped by 18 peaks, and the journey is not over yet.
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