Now there's a bird we wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world--the Cassowary (Indo-Pacifc). This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Looks prehistoric! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world--the Cassowary (Indo-Pacifc). This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. Beautiful but scary! (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Australian Bustard also called the Plains Turkey

Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis), also called the Plains Turkey is a large ground bird of grassland, woodland and open agricultural country across northern Australia and southern New Guinea 342 × 640

The Cassowary Warning Sign. -- 47 Signs You'll Only See In Australia! Aussies are well known for our irreverent humor! And it shows. LOL

The Cassowary Warning Sign. -- 47 Signs You'll Only See In Australia! Aussies are well known for our irreverent humor!

"!!!! Told you. Aussies tell it like it is...." LOL Yes, we do! To the disgust of many from *certain* countries! ;) :P

ahahahaha - hate it when you have a modern car on these roads - seriously worry about having the underside ripped out :(

Australia...

Australian verse by Dorothea Mackellar. Every Aussie born in the would have learned this in the first couple of years of schooling.

Curumbin wildlife sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Wendy, you're going to help feed the parrots at the Curumbin wildlife sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Black Spur Drive in Victoria / Australia. Oh my gosh! I must see this!!

Black Spur Drive in Victoria / Australia (by Kellie Metcalf). This is one of the most stunning drives in Victoria. This stretch of road is between between Healesville and Marysville, about an east of Melbourne.

Only in Australia -

Australia - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time…

The Dingo - the wild dog of Australia.

Dingo at Perth Zoo The dingo is medium-sized canine natively found on the Australian continent and even into South-East Asia. The dingo is thought to have once been a domestic dog that has returned to living in the wild now for thousands of years.

Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia

Royal Flying Doctor Service - An aeromedical health service for those who live, work or travel in outback and regional Australia.

Ascending Ayers Rock. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territories, Australia

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territories, Australia,Part of gallery of color pictures of Oceania by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.

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