Carpet Python

snake

Last Friday, in my post about the hot weather, I showed you a video of a carpet python in a swimming pool. I also mentioned a different python was found wrapped three times around a baby’s arm and the baby’s mother had to pull the snake off. The poor baby got bitten a few times [...]

hot

It’s been a hot, hot week here in Australia, very hot. Here in Brisbane, we’ve got off quite lightly compared to many other towns and cities. That said, the temperature gauge in my car peaked a couple of days ago at 38°C, that’s just over 100°F. Everybody has been feeling the heat, including snakes. This [...]

Python

Geckoes are Chuck Chuck Chucking…. And the snakes are awaking. More of that in a minute. But first….. I usually like to post on Monday about something I did over the weekend. This weekend we went to “Art in the Park”, the very same local event we went to last year. Not really much point [...]

dwarf crowned snake

….. and that’s a dead one! A lot of people have this opinion, but it’s not one that I subscribe to here on BobinOz. In fact, since arriving in Australia I’ve been quite fascinated by snakes to the point where I now think I like them. Perhaps that line of thinking may come back and [...]

grasshopper

In my post announcing I was going camping in Australia, I said  I was “off into the wilds to live side by side with nature’s wildest beasts”. So, did I see any? The first sign of wildlife that I noticed was a singing kookaburra who was perched on a tree about 20 feet away from [...]