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Lionfish on the Loose
The majestic and highly predatory red lionfish (Pterois volitans), native to the...
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New Guinea Bat
In 1699, accompanied by a shipboard artist, William Dampier conducted the first...
Pacific Ocean Currents
The arrows show the direction of ocean currents recorded by William Dampier while...
New Guinea Birds
After leaving Australia, Dampier and his men reached the western coast of New...
More Australian Plants
As Dampier studied the plants he encountered in Australia, he wrote that they were...
As soon as Dampier set foot in Australia, he began making observations and...
Captain William Kidd
Captain Kidd had a license from Lord Bellomont, the governor of New England and New...
A privateer was a seaman with a license from his country's government to attack...