Archive for February, 2013

Wildlife Secrets Magazine : Vol 2 No 4

by on Feb.01, 2013, under Birds, Invertebrates, Magazine, Mammals, New South Wales, Queensland, Reptiles, Uncategorized, Victoria

AWSvol2no4_Cover_283x400This month’s features – out now in newsagents or subscribe online for just $55.00 for six issues a year!

The Gulf Snapping Turtle

Isolated and under threat, researchers in Queensland are working hard to give these charming turtles, which can be traced back to prehistory, a chance at survival. The extraordinary efforts being done are inspirational and this is a truly uplifting story.

Secrets of the Mallee

When you drive by scrubby bushland in semi-arid areas of Australia, do you ever stop to explore further? You’d be surprised by what is contained within the mallee. Simon Watharow and Steve Cook dive in among the bushes and discover a whole host of intriguing wildlife and surprising habitats.

Smash and Grab, bam, Splat and bluey

‘Hoot, hoot’ . . . or should we say ‘who, who’? Frank Harrison set up his hide to watch and photograph a couple of Barking owls make their nest to rear some chicks. He got an amazing surprise as one by one little heads popped up out of the hollow, and his images are just stunning.

Hidden tropical wonders

Parts of the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland are well known, but look a little further and you’ll find incredible and diverse wildlife scattered in stunning landscapes all over the plateau.

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