Tag: australia

Mar 11, 2015

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

A quadcopter captures a pod of bottlenose dolphins playing in the waves along the Esperance coastline in Western Australia. Amazing to see them leap out of the water like that!

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Feb 24, 2015

This Woman was Filming a Crab When an Octopus Leaped Out of the Water and Snatched It

This Woman was Filming a Crab When an Octopus Leaped Out of the Water and Snatched It

While hiking through Yallingup, Western Australia, this woman happened upon a crab and decided to film it. And that’s exactly when an octopus appeared out of nowhere to snatch it… off land no less! What a wild scene to capture on film.

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Feb 19, 2015

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

At 84 pounds (38 kg) and 29 years of age, Patrick is the world’s oldest and largest known living common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus). This is his story. Photograph by Ballarat Wildlife Park Patrick has lived nearly his entire life at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria, Australia. He was hand-raised by…

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Feb 17, 2015

This Dog Playing ‘Keep Up’ with His Owner Made My Day

This Dog Playing ‘Keep Up’ with His Owner Made My Day

Watch a dog and his owner play ‘keep up’ with a soccer ball at Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Depending on where you’re from the classic game may be known as keepy uppy, keepie-uppie or kick ups. Personally, I like “keep up” best 🙂

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Jan 25, 2015

Postman Introduces You to All of the Dogs on His Route

Postman Introduces You to All of the Dogs on His Route

Watch as an Australian postman introduces us to all of the dogs on his route. In Australia, the grass/lawn from the letterbox to the road that you see him riding on is owned by the Council/Government and not by the home owner, which is why they are allowed to ride there. Warning: There are…

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Oct 7, 2014

Meanwhile in Australia, a Kangaroo Street Fight

Meanwhile in Australia, a Kangaroo Street Fight

If your knowledge of kangaroos is limited, the way they use their extremely muscular tail may surprise you. According to The Guardian, the tail acts as a ‘third leg’ propelling kangaroos forward, “with as much force as its front and hind legs combined.” [source] During fighting, combatants adopt a high standing posture and paw…

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Sep 19, 2014

First Person to Buy the iPhone 6 Immediately Drops It Trying to Open It

First Person to Buy the iPhone 6 Immediately Drops It Trying to Open It

He is now the first person to own AND drop an iPhone 6.

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Jun 25, 2014

World’s Only Documented All-White Humpback Spotted Off Sydney Coast

World’s Only Documented All-White Humpback Spotted Off Sydney Coast

Migaloo, the world’s only documented all-white humpback whale, was recently spotted off the coast of Sydney, Australia. It’s only the fourth time in 18 years the ultra rare, all-white whale has been seen in the waters surrounding New South Wales. Migaloo was first sighted in 1991 and its age is unknown. Whale watchers fortunate…

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May 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

JUST HANGING OUT BLUE MOUNTAINS, AUSTRALIA Photograph by Andrew Smith / Sydney Work Travel Play In this fantastic capture we see Andrew Smith, perched on an outcrop, soaking up the surrounding views of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. The mountainous region borders on Sydney’s metropolitan area, its foothills starting…

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Feb 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by MATT HUTTON Website | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photograph by Matt Hutton, we see a dolphin and surfer riding a wave at Jacques Point in Kalbarri, Australia. Hutton, who was kind enough to share this photo with the Sifter earlier this week, said…

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