Question archive

  • Shell Squatters

    January 2012

    Do hermit crabs make their own shell or steal them?
  • Web of Mystery

    December 2011

    Most people are familiar with spider webs, but a web covering most of a paddock still seems rather odd. What could have caused it?
  • Giant Tadpoles

    November 2011

    How can the tadpoles of native frogs be distinguished from introduced Cane Toads?
  • Caterpillars and Ants helping each other

    October 2011

    The caterpillars of Common Tit Butterflies are protected by Green Tree Ants
  • Cuckoo in the nest

    September 2011

    Channel-billed Cuckoos are a ‘brood parasite’, which means they lay their eggs in the nests of other birds
  • It’s raining fleas!

    August 2011

    Small flea-like creatures turn up after rain.
  • Regurgitated pellets, Pied CurrawongPackets of seeds

    July 2011

    Spreading Weeds
  • Close up of the combThe Piñata of Peril

    June 2011

    Why is this paper wasp nest so big?
  • Sweet Tooth Roof Resident

    May 2011

    Which type of glider is living in this roof?
  • Yellow-footed Antechinus attacking a catDaring Dasyurid

    April 2011

    A classic case of 'biting off more than you can chew'!
  • Fatal Fungus

    March 2011

    How did this wasp die?
  • Spitfires

    February 2011

    Can 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?
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