GEOGRAPHY IN THE NEWS:
When students in my "Hands-On Geography" and "Geography: Live Online!" classes study biogeography, they are often surprised to learn that Australia has camels. Australia's feral camel population illustrates the interplay between physical geography and human geography that often shapes biogeographic distribution. This article from BBC Travel provides a look at Australia's unexpected, and unexpectedly large, camel population (at least 1 million and growing rapidly). www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180410-the-strange-story-of-australias-wild-camel
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