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Despite being born in May 2013, Yooranah's sex could not be determined until now as he was so small

'Stoned' wallabies make crop circles

Wallabies snacking in legally grown opium poppy fields are getting "high as a kite" and hopping around in circles, trampling the crops, officials in Tasmania say.

Crop circles, poppies - and tripping wallabies

Wallabies snacking in opium poppy fields are getting "high as a kite" and hopping around creating crop circles.

Australia better than New Zealand says French assistant

France assistant coach Emile Ntamack rates the current Wallabies as better than the All Blacks and thinks they will provide the toughest challenge of their rugby tour on Saturday.

Australia confirm Test against England

England have cancelled their November international against cash-strapped Fiji and replaced it with a Test against Australia.

The koala who thought he was Goldilocks

A koala wandered into a Queensland holiday apartment and tried out several beds in a role reversal of the story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", before curling up on its chosen one and having a snooze.

Wallaby hops it from sanctuary

Police are hunting for an escaped wallaby called Hopper.

Restaurant supplier ditches kangaroo meat

Last British retailer to sell delicacy bows to pressure from animal rights groups

Dry me kangaroo down, sport

An Austalian man walking on a Gold Coast toursit beach saw a young kangaroo hopped straight past him and into the sea.

Court halts divisive kangaroo cull

A court suspended a government program to kill 7,000 kangaroos on federal land near Canberra today, halting efforts to thin a mushrooming population of the beloved marsupials that authorities say are threatening endangered species.

Kangaroos in the line of fire in Australia

Australia's capital is plagued by too many kangaroos, and the best solution is to shoot them, an official said today.

Underpants shredded in fight with kangaroo

Australian father battles 6ft marsupial after it jumps through bedroom window

Australian wrestles kangaroo from home

When a dark intruder smashed through his bedroom window and repeatedly bounced on his bed, Beat Ettlin at first was relieved to discover it was a kangaroo.

Kangaroo 'dead in the water' as UK competition watchdog pulls the plug

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 set to go it alone as joint venture crumbles

Watchdog vetoes video-on-demand plan

The Competition Commission said today that it has decided to block plans for a video on demand (VOD) joint venture between ITV, BBC Worldwide and Channel 4.

Scientists unlock secrets of Australia's giant 30kg koalas

New fossil study sheds light on extinction, 50,000 years ago, of the continent's 'megafauna' species
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William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

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Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
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On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
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Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
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