Tag: feral animal Australia

A Hippo in…Australia?

Written by | January 18th, 2010

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A pygmy hippo — a native of Africa — shot in Australia? The Nature Conservancy’s Matt Miller says it’s true — and an example of a brave new world.

Australia: Land of the Unusual, or the Homogenized?

Written by | September 14th, 2009

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The island nation of Australia has a long history of newcomers landing on its shores — beginning with the first indigenous people, who arrived over 40,000 years ago. With them they bought what was probably the first introduced animal to Australia – the dingo. While it is highly probable this canine had a significant impact […]

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