More than 100,000 bats have made their home in the Australian town of Batemans Bay, in New South Wales, creating problems for local residents. The state government is labeling the situation as a "state of emergency.'
An Australian woman is seeking an injunction against a slot machine she says misleads players about their chances of winning. Problem gambling is rampant in Australia, with poker machines widely available in pubs.
Passengers leaped to the tarmac at a regional Australian airport, and at least one person has been arrested in an apparent bomb hoax. The panic apparently started with a single word scrawled on a sick bag.
"I'll be b---ered there's a shark in me boat," the 73-year-old Australian reported thinking after a giant shark sprang aboard. New South Wales Marine Rescue captured photos of the shark.
As tens of thousands of people are forced out of their homes, problems aren't helped by wildlife. Offenders range from eight-legged bugs to creatures with no legs at all.
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