Two humpback whales are back at sea after their startlingly unexpected early-September appearance in Kakadu’s East Alligator River left marine scientists scratching their heads.
Funnel webs are considered one of Australia’s most fearsome spiders, but their ability to kill humans is by accident rather than design, our new research shows.
The bizarre behaviour was photographed by a tourist in Kakadu, and while onlookers were perplexed, crocodile scientists knew the behaviour all too well, and say it’s an example of their resourcefulness.
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Geologists and palaeontologists generally agree on a roster of five mass extinction events, but now it may become six.
If you’ve ever been stung by a Gympie-Gympie, no, you weren’t overreacting. Its venom is a lot like that of a spider and cone snail.
A legacy-defining book from Sir David Attenborough, reflecting on his life's work, the dramatic changes to the planet he has witnessed, and what we can do to make a better future.
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