australia

Robert Irwin holding a koala is the spitting image of dad Steve Irwin

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The sweet photo had lots of fans thinking it was Steve.Read more

VIDEO: Reporter frightened after snake around neck attacks microphone

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She was holding the microphone in her hand when the snake slithered to the side and jumped to bite at it.Read more

Terrifying video shows Australian wildfire nearly overrun firefighters

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Within 3 minutes, the picture goes from calm and clear to utter devastation.Read more


Australian Army soldiers cuddle, feed koalas rescued from bushfires

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On their rest day, Australian Army soldiers helped care for koalas rescued from the Australian bushfires.Read more

Evansville man back home after helping injured animals in Australia

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An Indiana man is back home after a week-long trip to Australia to help save animals injured by the bushfires.Read more

Painting benefits Australia wildfire relief efforts

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All of the proceeds of a local pottery studio will go to the Australian Wildlife Rescue Organization.Read more

New species of walking sharks discovered in south Pacific

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Four new species of tropical shark that use their fins to walk have been discovered off the coasts of northern Australia and New Guinea.Read more

Bodies of 3 US firemen killed in plane crash retrieved from Australian forest

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The firefighters died when their water tanker plane crashed after dumping fire retardant on an out-of-control blaze.Read more

'Spider showers' of deadly arachnids are Australia's new problem

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After much-needed rains, Australians are being warned about perfect conditions for funnel-web spiders that prefer damp places like laundry and shoes.Read more


3 US firefighters who died in Australia crash identified

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The three American firefighters who were killed when the aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in Australia have been identified by their...Read more

Firefighting plane crashes in Australia with 3 aboard

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Three people died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in the Snowy Monaro region of Australia's southern New South Wales...Read more