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  • Incredible White Whale Humpback Swim at Ningaloo!

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    Guests on the Humpback Whale Swim Tour with Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo experienced an unexpected and extremely unique encounter with a White Humpback Whale and its mama this week!! Only four white whales have ever been spotted off Australian waters. Our lucky customers and the crew were absolutely blown...

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  • Naturaliste Charters & Boutique Wildlife Tours join AWJ

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    Australian Wildlife Journeys is pleased to announce that Naturaliste Charters from Western Australia’s southwest region and Boutique Wildlife Tours from the Southern Highlands, just south of Sydney, have joined the group. Since the collective launched in February 2017, the membership base has grown to 14 independently-owned wildlife operators across Australia....

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  • Species Feature: Tasmanian Native Hen

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    One of the most interesting birds to observe on Australia’s beautiful isle state, is the Tasmanian Native Hen (Tribonyx mortierii). This endemic species was made extinct by dingoes and increasing aridity on mainland Australia 4700 years ago. The species has several similarities to the Black-tailed Native Hen found on the...

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  • Lords Safaris Featured in UK Telegraph

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    Adventure in the Northern Territory – and a fresh perspective on Australia Lydia Bell from the Telegraph UK recently spent some time in the Australia's spectacular 'Top End' with Sab Lord & Dean Hoath from Lords Kakadu & Arnhemland Safaris including a visit to Bamurru Plains. She captures this region...

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  • Species Feature: Short-beaked Echidna

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    The Short-beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) is one of Earth’s oldest mammals, believed to have shared Earth with the dinosaurs, up to 110 Million years ago! The Short-beaked Echidna,  Long-beaked Echidna (Zaglossus) and Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), make up the only three monotremes. Monotremes are egg-laying mammals which, similar to birds and...

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