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RIP: Neighborhood Opossum

Within the past 15 minutes, I found a dead opossum on my parkway. It was quite awful, really. I’m not sure if it was male or female, but it was flattened, which leads me to believe it was run over by a car and then the guilty person picked it up and put it on the parkway. 233 more words

Gardening

Bandicoots, the little marsupial diggers

Bandicoots are fascinating creatures, but I suspect few people outside Australia and New Guinea have ever heard of them, well, unless you count Crash Bandicoot… 1,586 more words

Conservation

Pocket Babies (book review)

POCKET BABIES: AND OTHER AMAZING MARSUPIALS by Sneed B. Collard III

  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Series: Junior Library Guild Selection…
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Animals

Tasmanian devil research promising

Researchers believe they may be able to save the tasmanian devil from extinction after tests showed the masupial’s own antibiodies could be used to treat a facial tumour disease that has ravaged the devil population. 194 more words

News Day

Bandicoot in monochrome

We’re into May already and well into the season of Djeran, with cool nights, dewy mornings and pleasant daytime temperatures. The colours around us slowly start to shift from predominantly browns to greens, and that feel will remain until at least the end of September. 64 more words

Photography

5 Interesting Facts About Spotted-Tailed Quolls

Today I want to write about a really cool species of marsupial, the spotted-tailed quoll.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 186 more words

Mammals

The Journey of Patrick’s Crotch

I enjoyed the journey from Melbourne to Sydney, mainly because I realised that this was the most amount of toenails I’d had since I left England back in June last year. 1,371 more words

Travelling