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Migaloo- The Albino Whale

Migaloo- The Albino Whale

White Fella Meet Migaloo, an albino humpback whale that is sometimes spotted off the Gold Coast of Australia. 
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Christmas Island Red Crab

Christmas Island Red Crab

Is red your favorite color? It might have to be if you lived on Christmas Island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, near Australia. No, you do not need to change the color on your screen – that tree trunk is covered in red… red crabs that is! That’s […]
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Cartoon-08-28-2012

Cartoon-08-28-2012

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Fore!

Fore!

If your golf game is anything like mine, your ball magically finds its way into every water hazard. No matter how hard I try to avoid them, there seems to be a magnetic pull to the wet abyss.  I usually walk to the water and see if I can fish […]
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Cartoon-08-16-2012

Cartoon-08-16-2012

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Cartoon-08-08-2012

Cartoon-08-08-2012

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Turtle Power!

Turtle Power!

The latest book in our Curioddities series is coming out soon. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. Amateur photographer Chris Van Wyk had quite a surprise when he spotted this punk turtle swimming in the Mary River in Queensland, Australia. The unusual creature is an endangered Mary River […]
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Shock Treatment

Shock Treatment

Inside Strikingly True, page 152. Dr. Peter Terren of Bunbury, Western Australia, shot more than 200,000 volts of electricity down his body to create a spectacluar version of Rodin‘s The Thinker. He turned himself into a human sparkler for 15 seconds by using a homemade Tesla coil, which transforms a […]
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Changing Faces

Changing Faces

Inside the 2012 Annual Lucky Diamond Rich has undergone many incredible transformations since he was born Gregory Paul McLaren of New Zealand.  Nowadays he works as a circus and street performer in Adelaide, Australia.  He has long entertained audiences with a shiny smiling mouth full of silver-capped teeth, and elaborate […]
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Python Swallows Wallaby

Python Swallows Wallaby

2010 Annual – PG 78 A monster Amethystine python, thought to be over 16 ft (4.9 m) long, swallowed a fully grown wallaby and her joey in February 2008. Darren Cleland encountered the creature on the banks of the Barron River, west of Cairns, Australia, and said: “We figured if […]
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