Living things

World record price for a yearling filly

World record price for a yearling filly

It was a day of staggering drama, global records and the most incredible bidding and theatre ever witnessed in a thoroughbred sales ring as the much anticipated daughter of Pierro...

World record price for a yearling filly

It was a day of staggering drama, global records and the most incredible bidding and theatre ever witnessed in a thoroughbred sales ring as the much anticipated daughter of Pierro...

Oldest living rainforest on earth

Oldest living rainforest on earth

The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest living rainforest on Earth - older than the Amazon Rainforest by 65 million years! Housed by the Daintree National Park, it has often been...

Oldest living rainforest on earth

The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest living rainforest on Earth - older than the Amazon Rainforest by 65 million years! Housed by the Daintree National Park, it has often been...

Largest living carnivorous marsupial

Largest living carnivorous marsupial

Our own Tasmanian Devils are the largest living carnivorous marsupial in the world. They can weigh 4kg to 14kg and stand up to 30cm tall.

Largest living carnivorous marsupial

Our own Tasmanian Devils are the largest living carnivorous marsupial in the world. They can weigh 4kg to 14kg and stand up to 30cm tall.

Largest moth in the world by wing span

Largest moth in the world by wing span

The biggest moth in the world hails from tropical north Queensland. The female Hercules moth, Coscinocera Hercules, has a wing-span surface area of up to 27 centimetres. The largest ever...

Largest moth in the world by wing span

The biggest moth in the world hails from tropical north Queensland. The female Hercules moth, Coscinocera Hercules, has a wing-span surface area of up to 27 centimetres. The largest ever...

First elephant Australia born Luk Chai

First elephant Australia born Luk Chai

First elephant Australia born Luk Chai   Date of Record: 4/7/2009   It was at 3.04 am on the 4th of July, 2009, Thong Dee, an Asian Elephant gave birth...

First elephant Australia born Luk Chai

First elephant Australia born Luk Chai   Date of Record: 4/7/2009   It was at 3.04 am on the 4th of July, 2009, Thong Dee, an Asian Elephant gave birth...

Heaviest German Shepherd dog

Heaviest German Shepherd dog

Date of Record: 24/9/2021   Male German Shepherd dog, Kaiser, didn’t make it easy for his owner Sari to have him weighed. After continuous attempts weighing in at Fraser Coast...

Heaviest German Shepherd dog

Date of Record: 24/9/2021   Male German Shepherd dog, Kaiser, didn’t make it easy for his owner Sari to have him weighed. After continuous attempts weighing in at Fraser Coast...