Snake

snake

Life couldn't be better, could it? Imagine the scene: You are relaxing by the Yarra River in Melbourne, enjoying a barbecue with loved ones. You spot a hawk circling nearby and you admire the powerful bird of prey. Then something really unusual and scary happens. Yes, today is video day and the title of the [...]

adder

Yes, really. I've had enough of comparing supermarket prices for fruit and veg, meat, fish and other stuff, let's compare snake bite seasons. In just one weeks time it will be winter here in Australia. Where I live though, Brisbane, you really wouldn't think it. Daytime temperatures have been sitting at around 25° to 27° [...]

red-belly

I've mentioned the red-bellied black snake a few times around this website, but I've never actually posted a photograph of one or spoke about them in any real detail. So let's change that today. This is a red-bellied black snake... Here's another one, he has popped his head up to have a good look around... [...]

roos

If you took part in the Austrivia quiz I published in my post called How Much Do You Really Know About the Land Down Under, then you would know exactly how fast kangaroos can run. And believe me, it is pretty fast. Here is a picture though of some cute kangaroos not running... If you've [...]

snake

Almost 5 years ago I had a snake come into my house. Of course, the first thing I did was grab my video camera to record it all, you can see the video I made about it on my post called What Happens When a Snake Enters Your House? At the time, I was about [...]

snake

We've been spending the last few weeks preparing for summer. Yes, every year as the weather warms up there are certain precautions that may not 'need' doing, but it's a good idea if you do. So far we've had... Preparing for Summer Part One: Mosquitoes Preparing for Summer Part Two: Severe Weather Today we will [...]

bugs

I spoke to somebody on Sunday evening who explained that their dog "lost its bark" recently as if it had been to a cup final to cheer its team on and there was extra time. Turns out though that this can often be one of the first signs that your pet dog has been the [...]

anz

They'd had it too easy for too long. It's incredible to think that I've been writing for Australia and New Zealand magazine for four years now and up until this article I'd never really mentioned Australia's killer creatures much at all. Well, it's a glossy magazine, on sale in the UK, they really don't want [...]

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