Publication: Australian Geographic

First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pandas roam to find better bamboo

PANDAS INFAMOUSLY SURVIVE on a very limited diet of 2 species of bamboo and it has baffled scientists as to how the mammals survive on such a nutritionally poor diet.Now, new research from China and Australia has shown that giant pandas ( Ailuropoda melanoleuca ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Animal hospitals important for wildlife rehab

ABOUT 20 PER CENT of animals rescued are successfully rehabilitated and released back into the wild, according to a new University of Queensland study.The study also found that birds are the most common species admitted to animal hospitals, with the laughing ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fundraising Working on the wombat

DONATE NOWWOMBATS ARE ONE of our most recognisable native animals and over the next twomonths the AG Society will need your help to raise funds for a number of importantwombat research projects across the country. From the southern hairy-nosed to the ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Teen makes youngest round-the-world solo flight

AN AMERICAN TEENAGER has beaten Australian Ryan Campbell's record to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world. Ryan was 2013's Australian Geographic Society Young Adventurer of the Year .Nineteen-year-old Matt Guthmiller from South Dakota ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kayaker pulls out of Trans-Tasman crossing

KAYAKER SCOTT DONALDSON  has abandoned his attempt to become the first person to kayak from Australia to New Zealand solo, within days of reaching his goal.After more than 80 days at sea, the Kiwi kayaker has been trapped in a storm all week, and last ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

New and rare species found in remote PNG

THREE NEW SPECIES of mammal have been discovered by an Australia-led expedition to the forests of Papua New Guinea.The small wallaby, a large-eared mouse and shrew-like marsupial are yet to be fully examined, but they are thought to be new to science ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

AG Society Want to work for Australian Geographic? Australian Geographic is seeking a new administrator. Applications close 7 June 2013.

POSITION DESCRIPTIONWe are seeking a super- organised, flexible, methodical, creative and energetic person to be the fulltime administrator of the Australian Geographic editorial office and the Australian Geographic Society, our not-for-profit arm.The ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kangaroos use tail like a leg to walk

KANGAROO TAILS ARE much more powerful and have a much greater involvement in slow movement than previously thought, according to a new study.Rather than acting as a balance strut when a kangaroo is moving slowly, its tail actually behaves more like a ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Destinations Hiking and biking Cedar Bay, Queensland Experience adventure and culture on Australia's northern tip

Dallas Hewett and Derek Morrison weren't sure what the mysterious draw was to Cedar Bay at Far North Queensland's Cape Tribulation, but they left with a deeper understanding of why so many before had also felt a similar intrigue and connection.Mangkalba ... [Published Australian Geographic - Jun 29 2014]
Entities: Cedar, Experience, Australia

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"In terms of conservation, it means that both seasonal foraging areas need to be preserved."
...The survival rate of the laughing kookaburra was 34 per cent, which is twice the average survival rate of birds, said the researchers. "This kind of data shows us the areas and the species where we can make the most difference" said Archibald, in a statement
But, he cautions:  "The more people that do it, the easier it looks, and the truth is it’s not."
"We're so gutted for him," says Justin. "So close, but good on him for making the attempt and for making a sensible, but tough, call."

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Pandas roam to find better bamboo [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 25 2014]
Animal hospitals important for wildlife rehab [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 24 2014]
Fundraising Working on the wombat [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 22 2014]
Teen makes youngest round-the-world solo flight [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
Kayaker pulls out of Trans-Tasman crossing [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 11 2014]
New and rare species found in remote PNG [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 07 2014]
AG Society Want to work for Australian Geograph... [Published Australian Geographic - Jul 04 2014]
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