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Mar 2, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
Feb 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week, the eye in the sky shows us massive fires in Australia, thunderstorms over the Amazon and a military buildup on the Iraq-Iran border. Plus: Let's launch a rocket into the northern lights.
Feb 3, 2015 06:28 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, has an aggressive plan to combat the urban heat island effect. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Discovery News
The mysterious marsupial roamed Australia more than 40,000 years ago.
Jan 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The weird fingerlike thing wasn’t from a bear or other wild mammal, but it also wasn’t human.
Jan 12, 2015 08:26 AM ET
This nation surrounded by water patrols its coastal seas with a defense force and is strong relative to its geographic neighborhood, but it's a bit more modestly powerful in global terms. Trace explains.
Jan 9, 2015 10:05 AM ET // Discovery News
The slow-moving creatures have fallen victim to the recent bushfires in Australia.
Jan 11, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Discovery News
The adorable marsupials have had a rough go of it lately, facing recent brushfires. In their honor, we present koalas in all of their cuteness.
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