Wildlife Secrets Magazine : Vol 1 No 3

by on Mar.26, 2012, under Fauna, Magazine

 

November/December 2011

 

Hand Rearing Tassie Devils

Staff at the devils@cradle take us into their world of hand-rearing orphan Tasmanian Devil joeys.  From bottle feeding to reintroduction to the wild, the care of young devils to ensure their survival has never been so rewarding.

Seals of the Victorian Coast

Melbourne Zoo’s Adrian Howard takes us into the water with seals, highlighting the common species seen along the Victorian coastline. You’ll also find out how you can help seal the loop.

Royal National Park

The Royal National Park is a true wilderness visited by hundreds of thousands of Sydneysiders and sightseers from around the world. Ken Griffiths, a Sydney-based naturalist, shows us the hidden gems and rare sights within The Royal, Australia’s oldest national park.

 

Masked lapwings

Masked Lapwings

What gives in the world of plovers? How do they manage to breed and rear their young on the ground in the face of obvious danger? Mark David looks at the life of the Masked Lapwing, also known as the Spur-winged Plover.

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