Question archive

  • 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?
  • Pink Rock PoolPink Rock Pool

    January 2011

    While beach combing near some rock pools; we came across this pool of water which is coloured pink. Is this pollution?
  • Nymphes myrmeleonidesLovely Lacewings

    November 2010

    Friend or Foe
  • Snake SeasonSnake Season

    October 2010

    On the Move! Why are snakes so common this time of year?
  • Three cases made with wool in concentric rings of colourA wool-eating wonder

    September 2010

    What made these colourful cases?
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