Southern Brown Bandicoot

They may look like a large rat but the Southern Brown Bandicoot are a small mammal and a marsupial. Australia is quite well known for our strange marsupials, mostly the Koala and Kangaroo, but we actually have so many more species. This little guy is quite endangered, but there is a happy little community at…

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Spring Outings – Australian Gardens

I know I have been here with you before, almost as many times as Alowyn Gardens, becoming quite a Spring tradition. This year I took Moth, as he has not been in perhaps 10 years and never with a camera. Australian Gardens is part of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens, but not the lush, green tropical…

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