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A new study has weighed in on an old debate and pointed the finger at humans to blame for megafauna extinction: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dqp4
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Humans were responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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The 10 most devastating volcanic eruptions in recent human history: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dnbw
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Very davastating 
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Congratulations to Mark Christiansen for this week's AG Reader Photo, taken in Cairns, Qld. Read more about this stunning pic: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dmss
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It's official - 2016 was the world's hottest year on record. Is Australia prepared to cope with the heat? http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dltr
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#OnThisDay in 1801, John Batman was born - one of the most controversial figures in Melbourne's history: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dk67 
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#OnThisDay in 1880 bushranger 'Captain Moonlite' is hanged. 137 years on, his life continues to intrigue historians: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dgij
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Very little is known about the behaviour of the Tasmanian tiger - but new research using two century-old thylacine brains from museum collections could help shed some light on this long-lost icon: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dpbq
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Been stung yet this summer?
From where they live and what they eat, to how to treat a sting – everything you need to know about these most unwelcome summer visitors at the beach.
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Cannibal copperhead snake caught on camera in Hobart backyard: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dn1k
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Wow! It truly is a Snake eat Snake world. I thought so...
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An ancient Aboriginal settlement and aquaculture site in south-western Victoria - that predates Stonehenge and the Pyramids - might soon become Australia's 20th World Heritage site: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dm4l
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A leopard shark in a Queensland aquarium has become the first ever recorded to have switched from sexual to asexual production, producing young without a mate: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dl1k
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Ancient aboriginal settlement - world's oldest aquaculture site - one step closer to World Heritage listing: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/5dhx2
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