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the looming wet season ...

The cicadas have started their evening chorus, tree frogs croaking their way into relationships, male and female barking owls getting excited, Broome’s annual ‘wet season’ is close. 59 more words


come in, 'Spinners' ...

Video of the rare Dwarf Spinning Dolphins at Price’s Point, just 60km north of Broome:

  • James Price Point Spinners

    Short film of the James Price Point Spinners with Simon Allen, Research Biologist, Murdoch University, Perth, WA.

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horse treatments ... or mis-treatment of horses

Australian bureaucrats and government agencies have committed a series of animal cruelty acts in their endeavor to rid the outback of what they call ‘feral horses’ by shooting them from helicopters. 124 more words


homely dragon ...

GILBERT’S DRAGON Amphibolurus Lophognathus …

A number of these inhabit my garden, often teasing the dogs. Nicknamed the Ta-ta Lizard for it’s propensity to wave an arm at every stop. 64 more words


under the waves, Roebuck Bay, Broome

The wealth of the environment surrounding Broome is astounding. It’s just that you can’t often see it. Our own impact on Roebuck Bay must remain small so these rare mammals’ ecology remains pristine. 168 more words


Ludwig Leichhardt perished nearby a century and a half ago ...

Earlier this year, I headed off into the Great Sandy Desert, searching for suitable plant species, as well as looking for artifacts left by explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. 322 more words