Did You Know?

Categories

Archives

This article appeared in the Cairns Post today. We are seeking new bird carers to help with the busy season!
Read More
Dingoes are primitive canids and are related to wolves. They are not part of ancestral fauna in Australia and are thought to have arrived here between 3500-4000 years ago. They are large carnivores and as such fill an important place in the eco-system however, they have also...
Read More
Australia has 56 different species of Kangaroos & Wallabies (6 species already extinct) They vary in size from the massive Red Kangaroo down to the Monjon Rock Wallaby. Kangaroos and wallabies are referred to as "Macropods", which literally...
Read More
Bats and Flying Foxes are similar to humans in that they are placental mammals. This means that they do not have pouches like marsupials and give birth to well developed young (pups). The young hang on to their mother with their mouth wings and feet while...
Read More
This species is a large wallaby, usually light brown in colour with a white chest. They have light stripes on their thighs and cheeks and a darker one on their forehead. Agile wallabies are very adaptable, but are generally found in grassland, which...
Read More