Very nice, when were you in Aus??This one's a little unfair becasue they were captive, but....
That is a good shot. How big is your property?Hmmm...not saying that James has himself a wallaby there - but I highly doubt it. Talking those smaller macropods; I have a few around my property. Here's one at dawn, testing the limits of my old jumbo Sigma lens, my camera's ISO and their shared back-focus issue.
You made me look and I did see that 'armadillo'! The closest thing we have here are echidnas. I've seen echidnas at that park, kangaroos, rabbits, wombats and koalas. They're really rare though, they're usually nocturnal animals. The kangaroos are more often seen, they're not nocturnal.James, my 15 inch screen MacBook Pro really made me squint...I was looking at whatever that brownish thing is in the right foreground and wondered if you guys had Armadillos? Then I went on to Flickr and looked at the large size and finally saw that fellow!
That's a pretty random question....!Is it true that you are supposed to run in circles?
haha, I haven't heard that about crocs either so I don't know. I wouldn't want to run circles around a croc through, their tail can be just as devastating as their teeth.Sorry. Too much beer and whiskey over St Paddy's day. I'm confusing my kangaroos with my crocodiles - think I'd best avoid Australia.
But I wouldn't put my hand down any holes anywhere in the world, not just Australia!
I used to have that book, it was good reading. I lent it to my good neighbour but haven't seen it for 6 years now.Deirdre I remember reading Bill Bryson's book Down Under which covered much of the same ground as the BBC article. He was constantly marvelling at how many things can kill you. I was slightly amused by the "The beer is stronger than you think, regardless of how strong you think it is" comment in the BBC article. When I lived in Munich part of the entertainment for the locals was watching the Australians (and the Americans and the Brits and the Irish) trying to drink the local brew and ending up in the gutter or the police station or - occasionally - the morgue.
I didn't know that. I don't know what I'd do if I was chased by a croc or gator, I mean I'd run like hell or grab a big stick and give it a good whack.