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Birds of paradise

Birds of paradise

Where is Paradise? Birds of paradise are found ONLY from eastern Australia to New Guinea and surrounding islands. With abundant food, varied habitats and few predators, the birds have been free to evolve with great diversity and exaggerate their most attractive traits to a degree that they look absurd.     There are 39 species identified and photographed … Continue reading

This weeks shorter Had No Clues

This weeks shorter Had No Clues

This weekend we reached 1,000 views on our blog! Thank you so much for being so curious. Had No clue is also on facebook and we post facts there too. Here are 10 short facts we posted over the last week that are worth sharing with our blog followers: Echidna is the name of this “porcupine”, a baby … Continue reading

Animal Baby Names

Animal Baby Names

Stop calling it a “baby” this. Bet you had no clue these are the real “baby” names. CHICKEN chick ROOSTER cockerel COW calf SWAN cygnet JELLYFISH ephyra DEER fawn KANGAROOS (and other marsupials) joey GOAT kid BEAVER kit SALMON smolt PEACOCK peachick ECHIDNA puggle RAT pup SHARK cub     Related articles This small creature … Continue reading

Solar Eclipse this 2012

Solar Eclipse this 2012

After 2 years sin the last solar eclipse, Australia gets to be front row. Facts on this 2012 eclipse: tality will be visible from northern Australia until the small Chilean Juan Fernández Islands infront of the southern Pacific Ocean coast where totality will end. ill occur at sunrise on Wednesday, Nov. 14 local time, though it will … Continue reading

Croc’s and gators

Croc’s and gators

Humans have long hunted crocodiles for their valuable skins used to make shoes, belts, bags and more. From the 1950s to the late 1960s excessive hunting rendered the American croc endangered. This means there has been enough population recovery to sustain the croc population, however this does not make them fully immune to threats. The larger … Continue reading

Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia!

Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia!

1840. Camels were brought to Australia in order to carry heavy cargo through Australia’s vast deserts, Really arid and virtually no water – sounds like a match? For Australia, Camels were better than any horse; the first piano in Australia rode a Camels back! When cars come in camels get to venture out into the wild, and … Continue reading

Sydney Opera House 39 today!

Sydney Opera House 39 today!

Sydney Opera House is THE symbol of Australia. Designed by John Utzon, it has one of the worlds top concert halls with  a very sophisticated sound engineering because of the sail shapes. The complex has a Concert Hall, Two theaters (one for opera and the other for drama), a Playhouse, a Studio and more multi-purpouse venues. Project overrun in budget and time, … Continue reading