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Sharks in Australia Begin Sending Their Own Tweets

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December 26, 2013
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A new program uses shark location tags to instantly alert swimmers and surfers if a large shark gets within a kilometer of the beach.


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Reuters (Mar. 12, 2013) — Conservationists are criticizing the practice of hand-feeding whale sharks at an increasingly popular Filipino tourist destination. Residents of Oslob on the island of Cebu are making money from visitors eager to swim with and feed the sharks, but one conservation group says it encourages unnatural behavior in the animals which could ultimately be destructive.
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No Catch for Students in Shark Tagging Research

No Catch for Students in Shark Tagging Research

AP (Aug. 16, 2013) — Sharks, mostly harmless to humans, are abundant in the waters off Florida, but not on this day at this spot off the Keys. About a dozen high school students were prepared to help scientists capture, test and tag sharks so they can be tracked.
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Wallabies Run Amok in Aussie Town

Wallabies Run Amok in Aussie Town

AP (Mar. 10, 2014) — Wallabies are making themselves at home in Australia's South Mission Beach and they're sending locals hopping mad. Residents had enough of the marsupials and are now appealing to the state's government for help. (March 10) Video provided by AP
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Uncontrolled Australia Fire Destroys Dozens of Homes, Livestock at Risk

Uncontrolled Australia Fire Destroys Dozens of Homes, Livestock at Risk

Reuters - News Video Online (Jan. 3, 2015) — A large uncontrolled fire is burning in the state of South Australia, destroying homes, sending people into mandatory evacuations and leaving its mark on wildlife. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters
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