January 2013A mystery carcass washed up on Fraser Island...
October 2012What’s with the cow?
August 2012Do snakes grow a single set of teeth or do they replace teeth throughout their life?
July 2012I was hoping you can help identify this creature. I photographed it on the beach just south of the border (Kingscliff), it was about 4 inches long and felt rubbery like a sea sponge. Posting the picture to Facebook caused some odd reactions!
June 2012These very unusual young fish appeared beside our boat in Cairns Marina. Can you please tell us what they are?
May 2012What are the lumps on the humpback whales skin in the Whale Mall?
Flight of Fancy
February 2012How do I find out if the bird in my backyard is a native or not?
January 2012Do hermit crabs make their own shell or steal them?
Web of Mystery
December 2011Most people are familiar with spider webs, but a web covering most of a paddock still seems rather odd. What could have caused it?
November 2011How can the tadpoles of native frogs be distinguished from introduced Cane Toads?
Cuckoo in the nest
September 2011Channel-billed Cuckoos are a ‘brood parasite’, which means they lay their eggs in the nests of other birds
April 2011A classic case of 'biting off more than you can chew'!
February 2011Can you identify the caterpillars that are gathered together in a clump and eating the leaves of our gum tree? When we disturbed them they ‘pulsed’ all together at about a human heart rate. Are they dangerous at all?
Pink Rock Pool
January 2011While beach combing near some rock pools; we came across this pool of water which is coloured pink. Is this pollution?
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