Question archive

  • A Real Humdinger

    March 2013

    A hovering hummer, but not the type you think.
  • Crystal Conundrum

    February 2013

    Could this stunning mineral be Superman’s weakness?
  • dolphin carcassBeach bones

    January 2013

    A mystery carcass washed up on Fraser Island...
  • earthworm burrow entranceWonderful Worms

    December 2012

    Australia's can of worms barely open
  • A Gecko's Tale

    November 2012

    Leaf-tailed Gecko tail as an unusual find
  • Carpet Python curled around her eggs. Photo by Steve WilsonApis cow

    October 2012

    What’s with the cow?
  • Carpet Python curled around her eggs. Photo by Steve WilsonMaternal python

    September 2012

    Dedicated mother protects her eggs for months
  • Headshot of a Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) with their characteristic angular brow.Snake Dentistry

    August 2012

    Do snakes grow a single set of teeth or do they replace teeth throughout their life?
  • Sea anemone (Sphenopus marsupialis). Photographed by Kylie Ann Burchell.Zoanthid

    July 2012

    I 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!
  • Juvenile Diamond Trevally photographed in Cairns Marina by David and Brenda O'Brien.Glowing Fish

    June 2012

    These very unusual young fish appeared beside our boat in Cairns Marina. Can you please tell us what they are?
  • Whale breach with barnacles on the skin. Top right:  Barnacles on the front fin. Bottom right:  Lice on the whale body. Credit: Shona MarksTiny Hitchhikers

    May 2012

    What are the lumps on the humpback whales skin in the Whale Mall?
  • The Identification of Stone Artefacts in Australia

    April 2012

    The Identification of Stone Artefacts in Australia
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