The Origins of the Species December 2nd 2011 The early morning queue of several hundred people showed that ours had not been an original idea to visit the zoo during school holidays. And so before we had the chance to see the world’s diversity of animals, we had a taste of the rich diversity of Australians.
Inside, children rushed around excitedly, while parents explained things, answered questions, or like me, made things up to di ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » Zoo » melborne zoo Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more