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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