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Spotlighting in Sydney

I had to go to Sydney for a work trip so I thought I needed to squeeze in a quick bit of wildlife watching.  I don’t really know any good places there so I posted on the… 820 more words

Spotlighting

5 Interesting Facts About Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroos

Today I want to write about an amazing marsupial called Lumholtz’s tree kangaroo.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 137 more words

Mammals

A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials

A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials by Christopher Dickman and Rosemary Woodford Ganf (illustrator)

Synopsis: Marsupials are nearly synonymous with Australia. Although one of these enigmatic pouched mammals—the opossum—inhabits the United States and another 80 or so thrive in South America, some 220 species are confined to the Australasian region. 320 more words

Animals

Wombats

A video gone viral of a lady scrubbing a wombat.

Adorable. I imagine wombats are a little light on the smarts, though. Apparently in the early days of mammalian evolution mammals got by on cutes alone. 233 more words

Biology

Koala predicts European football championship results

This 10 May 2016 video shows koala Oobi-Ooobi in Leipzig zoo in Germany.

Tomorrow, the European football championship will start in France with the France-Romania match. 669 more words

Mammals