Manta rays are some of the most charismatic creatures in our oceans and have the largest brain of all fish. Their intelligence and curiosity makes an underwater encounter an incredible experience – but they still remain a mystery in many ways.
Spotting wildlife often comes down to luck. Except when you’re somewhere like Australia, where every corner has some furry, finned or uniquely Antipodean animal hanging out in plain sight. We pick seven of the best places to see these weird and wonderful creatures Down Under.
The bushfires that swept across Australia’s landscapes earlier this year had devastating effects in many areas. But how are the local communities – and landscapes – bouncing back? We head to New South Wales to chat to the locals in the Blue Mountains.