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Aug 26, 2016
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Fly in fly out

A new high-rise development in Botanic Park is only accessible by air, and its residents have attracted the interest of scientists who want to know the secrets of their success.

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Jan 4, 2016
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Second life

Watching one rescued dog bounce around the Victoria Park Racecourse in the city is all the convincing we need that the “adopt don’t shop” mantra is more than just a catchy phrase.

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Jun 12, 2015
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Death and life

He may work in a basement laboratory full of weird tools and knives, but the city’s only taxidermist is much more interested in keeping animals alive than seeing them dead.

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Dec 10, 2014
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Organic diplomacy

Promoting themselves internationally is important for the Adelaide Convention Centre’s business, but many of the staff’s ambassadorial efforts are being outshone by a bunch of worms.

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Sep 21, 2014
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A rare breed

Humans have babies all the time. And for those ignorant to the joys of sleep deprivation and constant screaming, it can appear as a somewhat yawn-worthy (or terrifying) event. But when a big, furry, orange primate has a baby on the way, just try to stop the CityMag team from knitting woolen booties.

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Jun 19, 2014
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Buzz in the air

A little noticed but essential part of the urban landscape, the bee goes about its very important business of pollinating plants while we give it little thought. Few of us realise that these unobtrusive insects are under extreme threat - but Sandra Ullrich and Linda Walker are here to change that.

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