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17

Oct

Family sells pet cat as part of real estate dealBidders offered the Perceval family an additional $140,000 if they’d include their pet in the sale.

Family sells pet cat as part of real estate deal
Bidders offered the Perceval family an additional $140,000 if they’d include their pet in the sale.

12

Sep

Stunning views and rattled nerves abound at cliff-clinging Aussie abode
The modern prefab specialists at Modscape went for the obvious when naming this conceptual home. But hey, it fits.

27

Aug

Drone films dozens of wild dolphins surfing togetherA quadcopter spied this pod of bottlenose dolphins riding waves near Esperance, Western Australia.

Drone films dozens of wild dolphins surfing together
A quadcopter spied this pod of bottlenose dolphins riding waves near Esperance, Western Australia.

22

Aug

Photographer gives up everything to document the most remote areas of AustraliaEver dream of packing a bag and leaving everything behind to live closer to nature? Here’s one inspiring photographer who did just that.

Photographer gives up everything to document the most remote areas of Australia
Ever dream of packing a bag and leaving everything behind to live closer to nature? Here’s one inspiring photographer who did just that.

15

Aug

28

Jul

Australian town built underground so residents can escape extreme heat, dust storms
Faced with frequent dust storms and daily temperatures in excess of 110 degrees, the Australian town of Coober Pedy has had to move underground.

29

Apr

First solar eclipse of 2014 thrills skywatchers in AustraliaThe partial solar eclipse made for a spectacular sunset, captured in these amazing photographs.
See more gorgeous photos here.

First solar eclipse of 2014 thrills skywatchers in Australia
The partial solar eclipse made for a spectacular sunset, captured in these amazing photographs.

See more gorgeous photos here.

02

Apr

What is Vegemite?Here’s the lowdown on the salty, brown food spread that’s synonymous with Australia.

What is Vegemite?
Here’s the lowdown on the salty, brown food spread that’s synonymous with Australia.

26

Mar

If you were an orphaned animal, you’d want this woman to be your mom
Meet Margit Cianelli, a wildlife rehabilitator in Australia who provides her charges with the utmost care — including daily cuddles, verbal encouragement and fresh spaghetti.

"I will do everything in my power to help so they will not be disadvantaged for having had to grow up without their natural mother," Cianelli said.

And if you think these photos are cute, just wait until you watch this video.

20

Mar

Meet Australia’s giant, hot-pink slugsThe bizarre 8-inch creatures exist only in the alpine forest of Mount Kaputar in New South Wales.

Meet Australia’s giant, hot-pink slugs
The bizarre 8-inch creatures exist only in the alpine forest of Mount Kaputar in New South Wales.