One Degree for Koalas #1degree4KC

One Degree for Koalas #1degree4KC

There’s something you can do right now that will help save a koala’s life.   Go to your air-conditioner remote control and click the temperature button up once.  Or, if you’re using a heater right now, click the temperature button down once.  Easy, hey? This post is...
Wombats are not cute

Wombats are not cute

Wombats are impressive. Wombats are powerful. Wombats are highly intelligent. They are good-looking, yes, but cute is far too diminutive a word for Australia’s most powerful native. One night at Cape Conran in far East Gippsland, Victoria, I travelled out alone in...
Australia’s Megafauna

Australia’s Megafauna

Big animals impress. But what are ‘big animals’ – elephants, rhinos, moose? How about kangaroos, emus, wedge-tailed eagles and goannas? Australia has its share of megafauna, but we Aussies sometimes make the mistake of overlooking our big natives. On a steamy,...
Jabirus

Jabirus

What do children do if they don’t have toys? They make them! Baby animals are just the same as human children in some respects. They play with what they have. Three Jabiru chicks were walking with their parent across a Top End, Northern Territory floodplain on a hot...