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Fatal Waters
Thermal stratification occurs when the surface water heats up significantly more than deeper water. It usually occurs, or becomes most pronounced, during low or no flow periods in summer, whereby the potential for mixing in the water column is reduce
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Snakebite And Its Aftermath
THE PRIMARY purpose of snake venom is to immobilise prey, but from the human experience it’s more significant when a snake bites to defend itself. Venom is modified saliva. It is stored in venom glands behind the eye and connected by ducts to the fan
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Help Save The Koalas
WHILE RAYMOND ISLAND wasn’t burnt during the destructive Black Summer bushfires, the surrounding region was decimated, and so the former has now become a significant refuge for koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and many bird species. On this tri