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Crash cams could be used for cryptozoology

Actually, this is a great idea. Thylacine hunter Mike Williams confident technology will provide evidence of living tiger TASMANIAN tiger hunter Mike Williams is confident evidence of a living thylacine will emerge sooner rather than later because of the growing popularity of crash cameras in cars. Mr Williams, who led an international team of naturalists…

UFO on Gold Coast resembles remote control device

Note the disagreement about height and size which is notoriously different to determine in the dark. This looks very much like a RCD. Observers can easily imagine it looks bigger. Our senses decieve us. Brightly-Coloured UFO Spotted on Australia’s Gold Coast. Chevron Island local, Jack Purcell , caught the red and green flashing ‘alien-looking spaceship’…

Small pets can be a mouthful

Got a small pet? You need to keep an eye out for hungry wildlife that will consider it a meal. Python eats dog tied to kennel – Yahoo!7. A NSW woman has endured a nasty shock after finding her pet dog, that had been chained in its kennel, swallowed by a python. The Lismore woman…

Snake versus crocodile – Who wins?

We couldn’t not post this one. Snake eats crocodile after epic fight in Queensland. An enormous water python has devoured a metre-long fresh water crocodile following an epic duel that shocked onlookers at Lake Moondarra, near Mount Isa, on Sunday. And that’s not uncommon, according to University of Queensland snake expert Bryan Fry. The exhausted…

A flying sky snake heads towards Perth (UPDATE: Solved)

What the hell? Strange ‘S’-shaped radar phenomenon appears off WA coast. The shape was spotted on the weather bureau’s radar map on Wednesday about 30 kilometres west of Rottnest. After checking the satellite, the bureau’s Neil Bennett ruled out the phenomenon being caused by cloud. “There’s no cloud, there’s nothing to produce a rain echo,…

‘Ghost Hunters’ to air worldwide

Dear world: We’re sorry for sending more stupid TV your way. Signed, America. ‘Ghost Hunters’ Scares Up Business Oversees – The Hollywood Reporter. Syfy’s Ghost Hunters continues to scare up business oversees, with Alfred Haber Distribution locking down deals across Europe, Asia and Latin America for the long-running paranormal reality series. Supreme Court Deals Setback…

Rash of toilet snakes in Brisbane

So, this article is mostly a snake wrangler trying to drum up business. But he may have a good point. DIY snake removal is not a wise choice. Toilet snake appearances are on the up according to a Brisbane snake catcher | The Courier-Mail. A BRISBANE snake catcher says he is not surprised a snake…

Talk louder, there’s something in my ear

Not for the squeamish. Aussie man faces cockroach-in-ear agony | News24. A man in Australia endured a painful hospital visit after a large cockroach burrowed into his ear and his efforts to suck it out with a vacuum cleaner failed. Darwin-based Hendrik Helmer’s ordeal began in the early hours of Wednesday morning when he was…

Bats dying en masse in Australia

The heat is taking its toll on bats in Australia. Why did 100,000 dead bats reportedly fall out of the sky in Australia? – The Week. Unfortunately for residents of several towns scattered across the north-east state of Queensland, enjoying all that wonderful sunshine may be a bit difficult, especially when surrounded by the rotting,…

Venus results in UFO calls to astronomers

It’s REALLY bright and people think it’s moving. But it’s not moving and not unidentified, it’s Venus. UFO calls over bright lights of Venus. Although it’s simply the planet Venus on its evening cycle, the Adelaide Planetarium has reported a number of callers concerned the unusually bright planet may be a supernatural occurrence. “We have…

Has the extremely rare night parrot been rediscovered alive?

There was a reveal of evidence that the very rare night parrot is still out there. Queensland bird enthusiast presents museum with photos of elusive night parrot – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). A Queensland bird enthusiast claims to have caught the rare Australian night parrot on camera. The fat, ground-dwelling bird is so elusive it…

Officials say and media reports that ‘wind turbine syndrome’ is bunk

No evidence’ for wind turbine illness Fears that wind turbines make people sick are ”not scientifically valid”, and the arguments mounted by anti-wind farm campaigners are unconvincing, according to confidential briefings given to the state government by NSW Health. Documents obtained under freedom-of-information laws show that health officials repeatedly warned ministers last year that there…