Monster 23.8m-wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere

Monster 23.8m-wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere

Updated May 11, 2018 17:48:35 Photo: The solar-powered buoy is moored near New Zealand’s Campbell Island. (MetOcean Solutions: Dean Whaanga) A wave-measuring buoy in the Southern Ocean has recorded a massive 23.8-metre wave, according to a New Zealand meteorology and oceanography consultancy. “This is a very exciting event and to …

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Posted April 28, 2018 13:33:12 Photo: Some of the skeletons discovered near the Peruvian city of Trujillo. (Gabriel Prieto/National Geographic via AP) Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world’s largest single case of child sacrifice. Key points: The children may have been …

Largest fish in the world this far inland? Scientists surprised, but it was there in Indigenous rock art

Largest fish in the world this far inland? Scientists surprised, but it was there in Indigenous rock art

Posted April 16, 2018 13:59:11 Photo: Lisa Smiler shows the rostrum of the sawfish she caught in early 2017. This specimen of the highly endangered fish is the furthest inland ever observed. (Supplied: Felicity Meakins) When Lisa Smiler went fishing in Wattie Creek, she certainly wasn’t expecting to catch a …