The frilled neck lizard is a protected species in the Northern Territory (NT) Australia. It camouflages well and is known for its stance when frightened. It puffs out the skin around its neck and opens its mouth to scare predators away. #australia #australian #aussie #lizards #lizard #lizardsofinstagram #lizardlove #lizard #reptile...
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There is a common misconception that Koalas get 'drugged out' or 'high' on eucalyptus leaves and that's why they sleep a lot. This myth possibly arose as a way of explaining why Koalas sleep for up to 22 hours a day. ... Sleeping for long periods is a strategy for...
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A Torres Strait Islander from the Zeuben Erkep dance group, Murray Islanders based in Mackay Australia is wearing a “dhari” feather headdress during the Festival of Pacific Arts in Townsville. The Torres Strait Islands are part of the Australian state of Queensland. The administrative centre for the territory is based...
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Aussie legend Lowitja O'Donoghue was the first Aboriginal woman to be inducted into the new Order of Australia. The award was in recognition of her work in aboriginal welfare. Lowitja was invested as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1983, and was named Australian of the...
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