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Brown Honeyeater Nest
Fairhill native nursery at Yandina in Queensland is undoubtedly one of the best native plant nurseries in Australia. At nurseries...
Galaxias Around 90 million years ago a group of tiny fish called Galaxias lived almost side by side with the...
Magpie Wire Nests
Although Australian magpies (Gymnorhina tibicen) take their name from an unrelated black and white European crow, they are essentially ground...
New Mantis Shrimp
New Mantis Shrimp A giant predatory shrimp previously unknown to science has recently been found in the waters east of...
Snake Bites Every year in Australia between 500 to 3000 people are bitten by snakes. A very common myth about...
Tree Preservation Over the last 15 years Australian home owners have stopped planting trees. Not only have they stopped planting...
Tasmanian Tiger The Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, was a shy, elusive creature hunted to extinction after only a century of...
Worms There are hundreds of species of earthworms, those amazing underground movers and shakers that are so beneficial to have...
The Australian floral emblem is the golden wattle (Acacia pycnantha), but we don’t have any national animal emblems. It’s generally...
The Burke’s Backyard aviaries, built last year were landscaped and irrigated to maintain an environment for breeding finches. Rare and...
Ring around the moon, rain before noon. A mirky milky way means a dull damp day. Rain before seven, fine...
Environmental Special Many people are concerned about the welfare of the planet, but are unsure about what they can, or...