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Mother Goose and Daddy Duck

Silly Symphony “Mother Goose Melodies” – released 16 April 1931

Mother Goose

released 16 April 1948

Wildlife Visitors in March

March was the beginning of autumn here in Australia although you wouldn’t know it here in Queensland. It was hot and humid and the rain we had almost consistently for about 3 weeks (which we badly needed) just made it even more muggy. 334 more words

Australia

Ghosts of the Thylacine: Tasmanian Tiger Spied in the Wild?

The last known living Tasmanian Tiger – also known as the thylacine – died in captivity eighty years ago. However, sightings of the striped, dog-like marsupials have persisted throughout the decades. 397 more words

Science

The "Opossum" and the "Possum"

   The “possum” or “opossum” is a marsupial misunderstood as much as the spelling of its name.  This lowly animal is frequently encountered by humans as it maladroitly traverses a road at night with the drama illuminated by the headlights of the witness’s vehicle.  552 more words

Bossy Mother Possum

We have a possum box in our outside laundry (long story!) and whenever I go down there I check if the box is occupied by standing on an old stool and reaching up and pointing my camera in the entrance hole.  257 more words

Australia