Snakes

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We are now in the middle of spring here in Australia, but right now in Brisbane it very much feels like summer. Temperatures this month have mostly been between 25° and 30°C each day. A quick look at a weather website confirms that the highest temperature so far this month in Brisbane has been 32.2°C [...]

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Snake season is upon us again, if you were to Google 'snake season' and select the results for the past month, you'll find there's lots of talk about snakes in Australia at the moment. As you can probably see from the snapshot above, there is talk about Surfers Paradise, that's the famous beach on the [...]

Yes, today I've got a video that nobody wants to see, not even me. In fact I have even more reason not to want to see it, because I live in Brisbane. It was in a Brisbane suburban back garden that Gigantor was found. Here are some clues. Normally these things are around 700 mm [...]

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Last month's reprint of my article for Australia and New Zealand magazine was a top 5 countdown of Australia's deadliest killers, the animals responsible for more human deaths than any others. The conclusion was the pointed combined fingers of many coroners to the mild-mannered often hay munching and occasion carrot crunching herbivorous horse as Australia's [...]

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In today's post I am going to reveal Australia's most deadly animal, the critter responsible for the most human deaths year by year here in Australia. Before I name the beast, you might like to try and guess who the culprit is. You won't be the first to try, the following question was asked to [...]

To round up what now can probably be regarded as Moreton Island week, I've made a video about my close (and sometimes not so close) encounters with the wildlife on Moreton Island. Now, I know some of you don't watch the videos, fair enough. Sometimes we're just too busy, sometimes we don't have the time. [...]

I think it's an absolute miracle that I've lived here over four years and I still haven't done a post on the TV program "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!" hosted by Ant and Dec. Today, I'm going to change that. What spurred me into this action now? Well, two performances that are [...]

It would be wrong of me to write articles such as Australian Snakes and Death: Continued, if I wasn't also prepared to write about snakes when a fatality occurs. I have always defended snakes and played down the dangers they present to the residents of Australia. With good reason too; anyone who has read that [...]

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