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12 facts tagged with Australia Facts
Mysterious Ghost Yacht
In 2007, an unmanned yacht was discovered drifting off the coast of Australia. The engine and a laptop were running, the radio and GPS were working and a meal was set to eat, but the three-man crew were not on board.
According to news reports, a feral pig in Australia drank 18 cans of beer, brawled with a cow, and then passed out under a tree.
The Tree Lobster, once thought to be extinct, is an insect that can grow to the size of a human hand, and it can only be found on a small island of rock that is Ball's Pyramid, Australia.
In 2011, Mortal Kombat was banned in Australia.
In 1967, Australia's Prime Minister, Harold Holt, decided to go swimming one day and was never seen again.
In Australia, there are spiders big enough to eat snakes.
In 1996, an Iraqi man named Sam Eisho moved to Australia and used the welfare system as income. Some years later, he became successful and wrote a cheque for more than $18,000 to the Australian Government (every cent they gave him).
Christmas Island has bridges for crabs to stop them getting run over during the mass migration.