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2011-09-26 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises is offering two new four-day overland adventures that intimately explore the unique natural beauty and history of South Australia's picturesque outback and 170 year-old wine country. During Crystal Serenity's February 7 Sydney to Singapore voyage, guests can venture to Kangaroo Island, considered the Galapagos of Australia, or delve into the Flinders Ranges National Park & Barossa Valley wine country. (Photo:...

2010-11-29 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Between now and December 31, 2010, the South Australia Tourism Commission and Qantas Airways have partnered to giveaway unlimited flights for two for one year to South Australia! The contest winner, who will be selected on January 15, 2011, and a guest will be able to fly to South Australia on Qantas for one full year to explore the diverse touring options South Australia has to offer. To learn more about travel to South Australia, along with...

2010-10-28 15:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to start planning travel to South Australia because starting on November 1 through December 31, 2010, the South Australia Tourism Commission and Qantas Airways have partnered to offer unlimited flights for two for one year to South Australia--the "WOW" state! Renowned for its unique blend of Wine, Outback, and Wildlife, one lucky traveler and a guest, who will be selected on January 15, 2011, will be able to fly to South Australia for one full...

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Susan Mansfield South Australia is wildlife heaven. Even the elusive duck-billed platypus puts in an appearance if you're lucky THERE are bubbles on the pond surface, a circle of them, as if someone is boiling a kettle under the water. This is the first sign that I'm about to encounter one of Australia's shyest, most elusive animals, the one I've come half-way round the world in hope of seeing: a duck-billed platypus. Then the creature that produced the bubbles surfaces, swims a...

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2006-10-02 12:30:00

By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press Writer CANBERRA, Australia - Scientists hope to test a contraceptive dart next year as a new weapon to curb a koala population explosion that has destroyed thousands of trees on an Australian island, a researcher said Sunday. Without predators such as dogs, life on Kangaroo Island off South Australia state has proved too idyllic for the teddy bear-like marsupials' own good. The tastiest species of eucalyptus on the island are groaning under the weight of an...


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Western Grey Kangaroo, Macropus fuliginosus
2013-06-07 13:51:35

The western grey kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus), also known as the red-faced kangaroo, sooty kangaroo, mallee kangaroo, or carno kangaroo, is a macropod that can be found in Southern Australia. Its range extends from the Murray–Darling Basin in New South Wales to western Victoria and to the south of Shark Bay, and also includes Queensland and coastal areas of Southern Australia. The western grey kangaroo holds two recognized subspecies. Macropus fuliginosus fuliginosus, which can be found...

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