Crocodiles

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I know we only had an Australia and New Zealand magazine article last week, but again I am trying to catch up a bit. So here’s another one, and it’s probably good timing. If any of you have been following my recent road trip, then you will know that last time I wrote about it we [...]

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It was only two weeks ago that I ran my last reprint of an Australia and New Zealand magazine article, that one was about Acclimatising to the Australian Winter Weather. I’ve been falling a bit behind with these reruns though, so today I’m rushing through another one which, as it happens, is the perfect answer [...]

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It’s time to wrap up Darwin week which has turned into Darwin fortnight. We really loved our 10 day holiday there and apart from when we went crocodile hunting… …we didn’t see any creatures, critters or killers from the animal kingdom whatsoever that could really be regarded as dangerous. So, Darwin then, not as scary [...]

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You cannot go to Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia without doing a bit of croc hunting, can you? Let’s face it, it would be insane to go all that way and not want to see a crocodile in the wild. We’ve all seen them in zoos… …but we want to see them in [...]

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Before all that scary stuff about snakes and sharks and death and attacks in Australia and the USA, here are a couple of updates. Summer began here in Australia yesterday and Christmas is in the air. I still can’t get used to the two of them together. As Eddie Izzard said, it’s like having custard [...]

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Crocs in Cairns I have mentioned crocodiles quite a lot on this blog, but as I live in Brisbane I’ve never seen one in the wild and it’s very unlikely that I ever will this far south in the state. But in Far North Queensland, or FNQ as it’s known, crocodile sightings are becoming more [...]

Anyone who has read the last two or three posts here during the past week, will know that I have travelled to one of the most southerly points in Australia during the middle of winter. As a result of that, I have spent a week enjoying some of the coldest weather Australia has to offer. [...]

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… And beating up crocodiles. Australia is a scary place to live, we know that. Snakes, spiders, sharks, killer jellyfish and crocodiles top the list of Australia’s dangerous creatures. For most people though, it’s snakes and spiders that cause the most concern, because they inhabit the same space as us humans. Land. Some of you [...]