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Long lost pages of ‘Book of the Dead’ found

Ancient papyrus fragments belonging to the book have been found in Australia’s Queensland Museum. The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary…

Snail Named After Crocodile Hunter

A tree snail found in the tropical forest near Cairns, Australia has been named after the late Steve Irwin. Dr. John Stanisic of the Queensland Museum named it Crikey steveirwini. The scientist described Crikey steveirwini as “a colourful snail, with swirling bands of creamy yellow, orange-brown and chocolate giving the shell an overall khaki appearance”. “It was [...]