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By Buden, Donald W Abstract: Eleven species of reptiles are reported from Nauru in the first systematic treatment of the herpetofauna. Four of the species are marine; the seven others include six lizards (four geckos, two skinks) and one snake. Gehyra mutilata (Wiegman), G.
By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia abandoned plans for tougher new asylum laws on Monday after a revolt by government lawmakers, as eight illegal immigrants were found on a remote island in the Timor Sea.
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia abandoned on Monday plans for tougher new asylum laws, designed to ease Indonesian concerns, after a revolt by government lawmakers ensured Prime Minister John Howard could not pass the legislation.
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