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WA Today
The future looks sunny for ex ABC star and Bennelong MP Maxine McKewthat need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
that need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne corks are popping at Farrell Family-owned Tasmanian gambling operator, the Federal Group? It is picking up Tabcorp’s Queensland-based poker machine monitoring... Read more
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The Age
Competition watchdog finds gas intervention starting to workof benchmark prices", according to the report. The report singles out moratori
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
of benchmark prices", according to the report. The report singles out moratoriums on exploration in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania for particular blame in creating the shortages that have driven up the cost of supply, and contrasts it with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Competition watchdog finds gas intervention starting to workof benchmark prices", according to the report. The report singles out moratori
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
of benchmark prices", according to the report. The report singles out moratoriums on exploration in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania for particular blame in creating the shortages that have driven up the cost of supply, and contrasts it with... Read more
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Gulf News
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alongCreature began to undergo a decline in genetic diversity more than 70,000 years
Gulf News / Posted 2 hours ago
Creature began to undergo a decline in genetic diversity more than 70,000 years ago SYDNEY: The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Sayof modern animal species, humans usually end up taking the rap. The traditiona
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 hours ago
of modern animal species, humans usually end up taking the rap. The traditional view of the disappearance of the Tasmanian tiger is no different. It follows a well-worn indictment: After the first humans began arriving in Australia (by... Read more
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Weekly Times
Reaping tales of a blooming lifewas reading in two. Peter Cundall rose to investigate and found a man standing
Weekly Times / Posted 2 hours ago
was reading in two. Peter Cundall rose to investigate and found a man standing in the kitchen of his Tamar Valley home in Tasmania. Apparently the interloper had a serious grievance with the legendary gardener from Manchester, who has written... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Lack Of Genetic Diversity May Have Doomed Tasmanian Tiger, Scientists Sayof modern animal species, humans usually end up taking the rap. The traditiona
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
of modern animal species, humans usually end up taking the rap. The traditional view of the disappearance of the Tasmanian Tiger is no different. It follows a well-worn indictment: After the first humans began arriving in Australia (by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The future looks sunny for ex ABC star and Bennelong MP Maxine McKewthat need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
that need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne corks are popping at Farrell Family-owned Tasmanian gambling operator, the Federal Group? It is picking up Tabcorp’s Queensland-based poker machine monitoring... Read more
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The Age
The future looks sunny for ex ABC star and Bennelong MP Maxine McKewthat need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
that need to be discarded by the merging parties. Does that mean the champagne corks are popping at Farrell Family-owned Tasmanian gambling operator, the Federal Group? It is picking up Tabcorp’s Queensland-based poker machine monitoring... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tasmanian tiger was 'doomed by poor DNA' long before it was wiped out by hunting, scientists sayThey survived in the southern island state of Tasmania until 1936 when the last
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
They survived in the southern island state of Tasmania until 1936 when the last known one died in captivity at Hobart Zoo after the species was hunted to extinction in the wild. Scientists found the genetics of the animal to be more closely related... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Toxic culture' affecting Tasmanian health care, inquiry hearsAMA declares 'toxic and dysfunctional culture' affecting Tasmanian health care
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
AMA declares 'toxic and dysfunctional culture' affecting Tasmanian health care A "toxic and dysfunctional culture" amongst senior public servants running Tasmania's health service is affecting patient care, an inquiry has heard. Doctors have given... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alongSYDNEY: The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the eni
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
SYDNEY: The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said on Tuesday (Dec 12), with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor genetic health for thousands of years before its extinction. Scientists... Read more
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News.com.au
Black Jack holds aces over Wild OatsBrett CostelloSource:News Corp Australia While the presence of the Danish roya
News.com.au / Posted 9 hours ago
Brett CostelloSource:News Corp Australia While the presence of the Danish royal couple, in Australia for a Christmas in Tasmania, didn’t bring Wild Oats luck, Bradford said his own “celebrity trio’’ contributed to his win. “I’ve got my... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alongA stuffed specimen. AFP file photo SYDNEY: The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
A stuffed specimen. AFP file photo SYDNEY: The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor genetic health for thousands of years before its... Read more
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BBC News
Tasmanian tiger genes 'were in poor health'Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds - BBC News Accessibi
BBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Paradise Papers Reality Check Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Multi-sport stars make an impression on the big stagebefore the Games however Raidaveta and his teammates almost missed out and had
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 hours ago
before the Games however Raidaveta and his teammates almost missed out and had to quickly rush out in between athletes from Tasmania and Victoria. With all the students parading through and plenty of dancing and other attractions, the opening... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Disability pensioner fights Housing Tasmania eviction in legal 'test case'Eviction of disability pensioner from Housing Tasmania unit a test case, court
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
Eviction of disability pensioner from Housing Tasmania unit a test case, court hears An intellectually disabled Tasmanian man facing eviction from a Housing Tasmania unit is at the centre of what has been dubbed a test case for public housing in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Princess Mary and Prince Frederik hit Sydney Harbour for YACHT RACEMary visited Australia with her family in 2015, as well as with Prince Frederik
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Mary visited Australia with her family in 2015, as well as with Prince Frederik in 2013, but did not travel to Tasmania, Mary's hometown, on either trip. The royal family's previous vacation in Australia garnered numerous headlines as... Read more
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News.com.au
Tasmanian girl critical after ocean rescueA father of three who swam out to reach an unconscious teenage girl in choppy w
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
A father of three who swam out to reach an unconscious teenage girl in choppy waters off Tasmania's northwest coast says he was scared for his own safety as he battled to keep her afloat. The 14-year-old girl is fighting for life in hospital after... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘You’re in LA when you’re unemployed’in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey w
Herald Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey will shoot action thriller Poacher in Tasmania early next year with Nick Nolte. “I’ve been in and out of LA for seven years. I was 20 when I got there and it was... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘You’re in LA when you’re unemployed’in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey w
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey will shoot action thriller Poacher in Tasmania early next year with Nick Nolte. “I’ve been in and out of LA for seven years. I was 20 when I got there and it was... Read more
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WA Today
The 20 hardest to fill jobs in Australiawith 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Quee
WA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
with 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Queensland at 72 per cent, and WA, Victoria and Tasmania at 71 per cent. NSW (69 per cent) and Northern Territory (68 per cent) had the lowest rates of jobs filled within... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘You’re in LA when you’re unemployed’in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey w
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 hours ago
in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey will shoot action thriller Poacher in Tasmania early next year with Nick Nolte. “I’ve been in and out of LA for seven years. I was 20 when I got there and it was... Read more
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News.com.au
‘You’re in LA when you’re unemployed’in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey w
News.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
in LA when you’re unemployed, and then you get a job and you’re off.” Bracey will shoot action thriller Poacher in Tasmania early next year with Nick Nolte. “I’ve been in and out of LA for seven years. I was 20 when I got there and it was... Read more
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The Courier Mail
’These groups are not welcome here’SPECIALIST federal police have raided a heavily fortified bikie clubhouse in Ta
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
SPECIALIST federal police have raided a heavily fortified bikie clubhouse in Tasmania, seizing stolen property, gun ammunition and drug paraphernalia. The Bandidos clubhouse in East Devonport was searched at 5.30am today. “We will do what is... Read more
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The Age
The 20 hardest to fill jobs in Australiawith 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Quee
The Age / Posted 15 hours ago
with 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Queensland at 72 per cent, and WA, Victoria and Tasmania at 71 per cent. NSW (69 per cent) and Northern Territory (68 per cent) had the lowest rates of jobs filled within... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The 20 hardest to fill jobs in Australiawith 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Quee
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
with 73 per cent of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Queensland at 72 per cent, and WA, Victoria and Tasmania at 71 per cent. NSW (69 per cent) and Northern Territory (68 per cent) had the lowest rates of jobs filled within... Read more
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News.com.au
’These groups are not welcome here’Police keep a watchful eye on the Bandidos motorcycle club as they arrive in Bu
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
Police keep a watchful eye on the Bandidos motorcycle club as they arrive in Burnie in Tasmania's North West. Picture: CHRIS KIDD Source:News Corp Australia SPECIALIST federal police have raided a heavily fortified bikie clubhouse in Tasmania,... Read more
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News.com.au
Federal police raid Tas bikie clubhouseSpecialist federal police have raided a heavily fortified bikies clubhouse in T
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
Specialist federal police have raided a heavily fortified bikies clubhouse in Tasmania, seizing stolen property, gun ammunition and drug paraphernalia. The Bandidos clubhouse in East Devonport was searched at 5.30am on Tuesday. "We will do what is... Read more
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News.com.au
Aurora lights up the poolmedal from the Pacific School Games in Adelaide. Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE Source
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
medal from the Pacific School Games in Adelaide. Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE Source:News Limited AURORA Giuliani has created Tasmanian history with her swimming ability. Heading into last week’s Pacific School Games in Adelaide, Tasmania had never... Read more
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News.com.au
Recount to decide Lambie replacementElectoral Commission is to hold a special recount of votes from last year's Sen
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
Electoral Commission is to hold a special recount of votes from last year's Senate election to find replacements for two Tasmanian senators. Jacqui Lambie and Stephen Parry quit after discovering they had dual citizenship. The AEC will hold the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Recount to decide Lambie replacementElectoral Commission is to hold a special recount of votes from last year's Sen
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 16 hours ago
Electoral Commission is to hold a special recount of votes from last year's Senate election to find replacements for two Tasmanian senators. Jacqui Lambie and Stephen Parry quit after discovering they had dual citizenship. The AEC will hold the... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Scientists have found a way of exploring the Antarctic seafloor without getting wetregion,” says lead author Jan Jansen, a PhD student at the Institute for Marine
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 hours ago
region,” says lead author Jan Jansen, a PhD student at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania. Here’s the Antarctic seafloor: Jansen says scientists have long known there is a relationship between organic... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The 20 hardest to fill jobs in Australiatopped the list with 73% of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 hours ago
topped the list with 73% of roles being filled within 30 days, closely followed by Queensland at 72%, and WA, Victoria and Tasmania at 71%. NSW (69%) and Northern Territory (68%) had the lowest rates of jobs filled within 30 days indicating that... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Teen swimmer fights for life after bluff rescueA 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was pulled from the water
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 19 hours ago
A 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was pulled from the water on Tasmania’s North-West Coat Coast by police and bystanders who dived in to save her when she and a friend struck trouble. Police say one girl managed to get to shore,... Read more
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News.com.au
Teen swimmer fights for life after Mersey rescueThe Don Heads viewed from Mersey Bluff on Tasmania’s North-West Coast. Source:
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
The Don Heads viewed from Mersey Bluff on Tasmania’s North-West Coast. Source:News Limited A 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was pulled from the water on Tasmania’s North-West Coat Coast by police and bystanders who dived in to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Girl, 15, saved from drowning at Devonport Bluff, police praise bravery of two mensaving a 15-year-old girl's life after they joined police officers in helping t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
saving a 15-year-old girl's life after they joined police officers in helping to pull her from the ocean near Devonport in Tasmania. The girl and a friend, both aged 15, were seen by members of the public "in difficulty" in the water off the rocks... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian camera collection waiting to be snapped upTasmanian camera collection ranging across three centuries waiting to be snappe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
Tasmanian camera collection ranging across three centuries waiting to be snapped up It is a camera collection that you could quite literally get lost in. After 50 years of gathering, ill health is forcing a Devonport man to sell his film cameras... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tasmanian Tigers could come back from the deadTasmanian tigers AREN'T extinct (or at least they won't be for long!): Scientis
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Tasmanian tigers AREN'T extinct (or at least they won't be for long!): Scientists unlock mysterious creature's DNA - and plan to clone it bring the beast back to Australia Australian scientists have unlocked more secrets about the Tasmanian... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian tigers were in 'bad genetic shape' before extinctionTasmanian tigers were in 'bad genetic shape' long before extinction, DNA analys
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
Tasmanian tigers were in 'bad genetic shape' long before extinction, DNA analysis shows They were hunted to extinction, but the mapping thylacine's genome could help conserve other species. (Flickr: Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office) They were... Read more
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sportsmole
Australia hand surprise recall to Tim Paine for first Ashes Testin their squad for the first two matches of the series. Paine has been behind
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
in their squad for the first two matches of the series. Paine has been behind Matthew Wade in the pecking order for Tasmania during their opening three JLT Sheffield Shield rounds, but has now been selected ahead of both Wade and Peter... Read more
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sportsmole
Jonny Bairstow plays down Cameron Bancroft incidentcaught up with one of my friends and we went and caught up with some of the Wes
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
caught up with one of my friends and we went and caught up with some of the Western Australia guys after they'd just beaten Tasmania. We were in the bar having a good laugh and a good evening out. Cameron and I enjoyed the evening and continued to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Longer hours, big paybackshop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
shop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared to 18 per cent in the 13 years prior. In Tasmania, retail turnover grew by 7.8 per cent in the four years post-deregulation, compared to the national average of 5.8... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Longer hours, big paybackshop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
shop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared to 18 per cent in the 13 years prior. In Tasmania, retail turnover grew by 7.8 per cent in the four years post-deregulation, compared to the national average of 5.8... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
$2.4m buys classic Lloyd Rees home $2.4m buys classic Lloyd Rees homehad the Italianate villa-style home constructed. The artist and his wife Marjo
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
had the Italianate villa-style home constructed. The artist and his wife Marjory lived there until 1986 when they moved to Tasmania. Marjory died soon after and Lloyd died two years later. He painted into his 90s. The property is registered for... Read more
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News.com.au
Longer hours, big paybackshop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
shop trading hours, the number of small retailers grew by 29 per cent, compared to 18 per cent in the 13 years prior. In Tasmania, retail turnover grew by 7.8 per cent in the four years post-deregulation, compared to the national average of 5.8... Read more
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News.com.au
$2.4m buys classic Lloyd Rees home $2.4m buys classic Lloyd Rees homefor buying at both an auction and private sale. The artist and his wife Marjor
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
for buying at both an auction and private sale. The artist and his wife Marjory lived there until 1986 when they moved to Tasmania. Marjory died soon after and Lloyd died two years later. He painted into his 90s. The property is registered for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Summer's first big heatwave to send mercury, fire risks soaringand Richmond can expect 41 degrees on Thursday. Just as a nearly stagnant weat
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
and Richmond can expect 41 degrees on Thursday. Just as a nearly stagnant weather pattern cloaked Melbourne and much of Tasmania in record-breaking heat last month, the coming week's warmth is tied to a low-pressure trough that is crawling... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Brent finds peace on the bikemental health through exercise. He and Daniel Gillies, of Melbourne, have just
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
mental health through exercise. He and Daniel Gillies, of Melbourne, have just completed a 1200km, eight-day cycle around Tasmania to raise funds for the charity. Their goal is to raise $30,000 and they have raised $4570 so far. The pair set off... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Woman’s unwanted, deadly house guestbe found from Queensland to New South Wales, but earlier this year a new specie
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
be found from Queensland to New South Wales, but earlier this year a new species was discovered as far south as northern Tasmania. There were previously 35 known species of the spider. They are known to be relatively large spiders in comparison... Read more
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