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An abundance of bird obsessives
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An abundance of bird obsessives

Perhaps the only thing more interesting than the incredibly diverse, intensely beautiful, and often amazingly intelligent birds that grace our planet are the stories of the bird lovers themselves. Those who traverse the Earth, searching for new species, obtaining new knowledge on the species we already know, or simply chasing the birds that haunt their...

Wood and stone
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Wood and stone

I remember when I found my first artefact. It was in a paddock near a dam on a main road. It was a white stone blade about an inch long. I was amazed at how it had been engineered, with different flakes removed to sit nicely in the fingers. My old peoples’ stone tools were...