Things You Didn't Know About Tasmania

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Click to burst the bubble surrounding the historic Tasmanian island-state of Australia.

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Things You Didn't Know About Tasmania

  1. 1. The Tasmanian island-state of Australia hides various unfolded facts and mysteries within its vast boundaries. Here’s an attempt to burst the bubble surrounding the historic Tasmanian Isle.
  2. 2. #1 Tasmania has Australia's oldest brewery, the Cascade Brewery in Hobart.
  3. 3. #2 Tasmania was named after the Dutch seafarer and explorer Alben Janszoon Tasman who discovered the island state in 1642.
  4. 4. #3 The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area covers 1.38 million hectares.
  5. 5. #4 Tasmania receives more visitors per year than its entire population, which tallies in at over 500,000.
  6. 6. #5 The world's smallest marsupial, known as the Pygmy Possum, is native to Tasmania.
  7. 7. #6 Tasmania is also home to the largest carnivorous marsupial, the Tasmanian Devil. It was home to an even larger marsupial called the Tasmanian Tiger.
  8. 8. #7 Tasmania is the only Australian state where Dingoes are not found.
  9. 9. Sources: • wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_facts_about_tasmania • blog.discovertasmania.com • www.wilmapaustralia.com.au
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