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335 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Australia

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According to legend, something worse than sorrow dwells in Lake Disappointment.

The Body Snatchers of Aboriginal Australia's Legends

The fearsome, fanged Ngayurnangalku haunt a dry lake bed in the outback.
The inside of a boab nut, a versatile source of food in the Kimberley.

The Researchers Bringing 'Uniquely Australian Foods' to Stores Near You

Scientists and Indigenous businesses are collaborating to identify under-appreciated bush tucker.
Once the lights go on, colors emerge. Most of this bed of hard coral belongs to the genus <em>Leptoseris</em>, a group abundant in the deeper waters of Hawaiʻi, but observed here for the first time in the Coral Sea. The pink and reddish hues belong to photosynthetic algae pulling energy from the dim light.

Turning On the Lights in the Ocean's Twilight Zone

The surprising colors of Australia's Coral Sea Marine Park.
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