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Australian Salt Water Crocodile Kills Fisherman

A 57 year old fisherman, wading in the Adelaide River, south of Darwin, was attacked and killed by a 15 foot long (4.5 metre) crocodile.  The fisherman was attempting to unsnag his line when attacked.  As reported by the BBC:  The … Continue reading

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Darwin, Australia’s Beer Can Regatta

Last week, the Lion’s Club of Darwin, Australia held their 40th Annual Beer Can Regatta. The regatta raises funds for local charities through a fun event which is described as “uniquely Territorian in character and spirit.”  Apparently nothing says Darwin, … Continue reading

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In the Wake of the Beagle – Stad Amsterdam arrives in Melbourne

Stad Amsterdam arriving in Melbourne Back in September we posted about a group of historians and naturalists, as well as a film crew for Dutch VPRO Television sailing on the Stad Amsterdam. The ship is retracing the voyage of HMS … Continue reading

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