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  • Tasmanian Devil from Tasmania
    What do Tasmanian Devils Eat?
    With the arrival of four Tasmanian devils at the ABQ BioPark Zoo in December 2013, the question invariably arises as to what they eat. What you probably know is that they are nocturnal marsupials, meaning they hunt for food at night and carry...
  • Tasmanian Devil at the Albuquerque Zoo
    Tasmanian Devil Love in Albuquerque
    Four Tasmanian devils arrived in Albuquerque on December 18, 2013, and are claiming the Albuquerque Zoo as their new home. Sent here from the island of Tasmania in Australia, they are ambassadors of their species to help educate the public on the...
  • The Hunter
    'The Hunter' will reward the patient
    Much like the weekly releases in the movie theatres, it’s much easier then you might think to over look some films and have some pretty interesting stuff fall through the cracks. Available now from our friends at eOne Films as a Blu-Ray/DVD...
  • Port of Burnie
    Explore Tasmania
    Tasmania is that large island setting off the south east coast of Australia. It is an Australian state. Head north and just a little bit west from Tasmaniafor 230 nautical miles across Bass Straight to get to Melbourne on the mainland. Regular...
  • Sydney to Hobart
    Sydney to Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Country
    And on the subject of vicious little bastards, you’ve got your three basic Tasmanian Devil flavours…The first lives on celluloid in the Warner Bros. Loony Tunes vault. Also referred to as ‘Taz,’ this whippersnapper is...
  • View from Mt. hobart
    Exotic destinations - the road less traveled – Tasmania - Australia
    Tasmania offers the maximum diversity of unique scenery and wildlife, world-class wine and food, fascinating history and heritage sites, cultures and entertainment, all packaged to be sampled in the shortest possible time and distance.The smallest...
  • Priscilla beer pig
    Priscilla, queen of the beer-drinking pigs!
    Tasmania is known for its untouched, wild beauty, from the Peppermint Bay to glittering underground caves. Native animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, and pademelons can be found roaming the national parks, but one creature you may come upon by...
  • King Solomon's Cave
    Underground adventure: King Solomon's Cave, Tasmania
    As the holiday stress begins to creep upon us and days get colder and shorter, now is the perfect time to plan a winter escape. Australia and New Zealand are just entering their warmer months, and from Atlanta, Delta Airlines flies to Melbourne or...
  • Culling diseased Tasmanian devils won't save the endangered species
    Culling diseased Tasmanian devils won't save the endangered species
    The beleagured Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) has suffered another hard knock as results of new research show that aggressively culling diseased animals isn't keeping up with the infection rate. Across Tasmania, devil populations have...
  • Peppermint Bay Cruise
    Tasmania without the devils: Hobart and Peppermint Bay
    As the kids go back to school and summer soon starts to fade, one way to beat the blahs is to start planning your winter vacation. If you are able to get away for a few weeks or longer, leaving Atlanta for Australia in December or January is a...
  •  The Mincers
    Great new video by The Mincers "Look in the Mirror"
    The Mincers are Stu Robertson on drums, Nicholas Mercer, bass, Zoe Visoiu, vocals/guitar, and Serge Hilbert, lead guitar.They have some ties to Chicago even though they are from the other side of the globe. The Mincers are from Hobart, Tasmania in...
  • ARTBIKES make seeing public art in Tasmania easy
    ARTBIKES: a free bike service for seeing art in Tasmania
    ARTBIKES: a free bike service for seeing art in TasmaniaWorld travelers heading to Tasmania in Australia will be pleased to know that there is now a really easy way to get to see the art in Hobart. That’s because now there are ARTBIKES.This...
  • Tasmanian tribes
    Upcoming AIA lecture on the archaeology of Tasmania
    On Tuesday, January 25, the Archaeological Institute of America and Tourism Tasmania will present an evening of Tasmanian archaeology at the City Club in San Francisco. The event, “Exiles, Emigrants and Entrepreneurs: An Archaeology of Van...
  • Tasair Piper Chieftain after crash landing Wednesday morning, December 8, 2010 on a flight from Devonport, Tasmania to King Island
    Pilot crashes after not lowering landing gear
    The pilot of a Tasair (IATA code TA) Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain caused his plane to crash land after forgetting to lower the plane's landing gear. The incident happened on Wednesday morning, December 8, 2010 on a flight from Devonport,...
  • Thylacines in Captivity (1906)
    Is the Thylacine still alive?
    In down under a mystery has been brewing for some time. Is the extinct Thylacine, also know as the Tasmanian Tiger still on the prowl?The Thylacine was a rarity on the Australian mainland when settlers arrived there. InTasmania however it was one...