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Long Nosed Bandicoot

The long nosed bandicoot is a fascinating animal and I was happy to have been able to experience a small number of sightings in my backyard late in 2012. 513 more words


Meet The Possum Box Sitters

These two female brushtail possums seemed to have made this possum box in our outside laundry their home for 4 months now. Usually, I find different possums in the box whenever I check, which is about once a week on the weekends, but these two are always there now so I’ve given them names and called them the… 419 more words


Whittlesea's Koala's: Where Are They?

The Koala is an iconic species, and compared to northern Australia, the population in Southern Victoria is doing relatively well. Despite their perceived security in Victoria, there is mounting evidence that while some populations are increasing, others are in decline. 236 more words


Oops! What's wrong with this picture?

So far you’ve learned so much about the skeletons of vertebrates. Now, can you tell what is wrong with the published image below? It will be obvious once you know what to look for. 199 more words



From my daily drawings
Pen and watercolor kangaroo. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink; Winsor & Newton watercolors; Canson XL Mixed Media paper. 28 more words

Sketches, Etc.

Hills Face Koalas

Hills face Koalas

 Dear Reader:

I drive up the gravel track to a parking lot surrounded by massive eucalypts where several narrow trails lead up the bush-clad hillsides. 365 more words

South Australian Wildlife

A Mama 'Possum at Last

From my earliest memories as a child, I had a several nice big books with pictures and stories about common animals. The images were drawn, pen and ink in subdued colors. 419 more words

I Grew Up On A Virginia Farm