pete smissen, host of aussie english podcast, talks to ian smissen, about bar tailed godwit bird migration world record, australian man saved by pet parrot from fire, wallaby invasion in great britain

AE 837 – The Goss: World Record Migrations, Hero Birds, & Wallabies Invade Great Britain

Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs.

In this episode, we talk about bar-tailed godwit birds that migrate to Australia! These long legged birds recently broke the world record for the longest nonstop migration – almost 12,000 kilometres, whew! We also talk about a pet parrot who saved his owner by waking him up during a fire. And finally, we talk about wallabies on the loose in Britain.

Improve your listening skills today – listen, play & pause this episode – and start speaking like a native English speaker!

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