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If you happen to cross a Cassowary you are supposed walk back slowly and put something like a big or a branch between yourself and the animal.

Swimming cassowary stuns at beach

A southern cassowary has been filmed swimming to the shore of a Queensland beach in a ‘fish out of water’ moment, proving the flightless bird is not afraid to get its feathers wet

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8/11/2023 (L-R) Natsai Kanhutu, Sienna Fortuna and Pia Chapman exploring AustraliaÕs largest lolly shop which is opening in Highpoint Shopping Centre, with the largest pick and mix lolly aisle, which is set to break a Guinness World record and a life size lolly claw. Aaron Francis / Herald Sun

New lolly palace sure looks sweet

Australia’s largest lolly shop has rideable dinosaurs, a life-size ‘human claw’ for maximum scooping, one of the biggest pick and mix aisles on Earth and plans for a Guinness World Record bid

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‘AI’ named 2023 Word of the Year

‘AI’ named Word of the Year by Collins Dictionary as Kids News joins ‘the dominant conversation of 2023’ with an AI experiment transforming stars and politicians into a Halloween Hall of Fame

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128 Grazer, a female brown bear, was declared the winner of Fat Bear Week 2023. Source: Supplied / Katmai National Park/Instagram

Fat Bear Week winner announced

Don’t mess with mama bear ‘Grazer’, a single parent who takes on rival brown bear blokes like a boss and has snagged the 2023 title in Alaska’s most watched talent quest

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KIDS NEWS 2023: Healthy Harold October 2023 Learn how to draw Healthy Harold. Picture: LifeEd

How to draw Healthy Harold

Whether you’re still enjoying school holidays or will be easing into Term 4 this week, get creative and calm your mind by learning how to draw Healthy Harold – WATCH THE VIDEO

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Zac Cheng has claimed the 2023 PM's Spelling Bee championship title, the 2022 defending champ taking out the Years 7-8 Red level category for the second time.                     Picture: David Caird

PM’s Spelling Bee champs named

After nearly 60,000 student registrations, three exciting rounds and every state and territory in Australia getting busy with their ABCs, it’s time to meet the 2023 PM’s Spelling Bee champions

CXR Racing talent Jye Flynn. Picture: Patrick Woods.

Meet top young kart racing talent

Australia’s junior racing scene is exploding as more girls and boys try kart racing and motorsports programs to feed their need for speed – meet two junior kart kings in pole position for the future

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A lone goat who gazes upon the highway traffic from his lofty home on a hill in the middle of the South Eastern Freeway has attracted the fanfare of travellers from all around the state.

Freeway billy goat becomes a star

A ‘massive’ and ‘majestic’ billy goat has become a local legend after motorists spotted it watching traffic in the middle of a busy freeway, with some locals questioning if the animal is even real