Lyrebirds can fly!

Lyrebirds can fly!

On almost every Wildlife Journey we see Superb Lyrebirds, and they are walking on the ground. They are large birds, heavy-looking, with a huge tail. In fact everything about them is large – body, tail, feet, eyes – even their famous voice is larger-than-life.  Listen...
Koalas are always sleeping, right? WRONG.

Koalas are always sleeping, right? WRONG.

Australian summers are hot. Even down in Melbourne, in the southern state of Victoria, daytime temperatures in January and February can exceed 40 degrees Celsius. Most Aussie animals take a very long siesta between 11am and 4pm. For koalas, a long sleep in the daytime...
Act Now : Stop Climate Change

Act Now : Stop Climate Change

Climate Change : act NOW to protect wildlife and jobs in tourism “If we wait for catastrophe to happen, as we are doing, it will be too late to act”.  Ian Dunlop on Climate Change, Sydney Morning Herald, 19th May 2017   Echidna Walkabout’s Position Statement on...