AboutI'm Stewart Macdonald, a biologist in Australia. This blog details the adventures I have tracking down wildlife (mainly reptiles).
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
After fleeing the approaching tropical cyclone Ului, we ended up at Tully Gorge. This spot is famous for scrub pythons, but the last time I was there I found only a road-killed one. This time I was hoping we’d be … Continue reading
Last year I thought I’d be moving to Townsville. I got excited by the prospect of living in a new place with new species of wildlife for me to discover (and tick!). Ultimately the plan was changed, a heart was … Continue reading
All this recent rain has been causing havoc in parts of inland Queensland. Thargomindah, Charleville, and now St George have been flooded and/or cut off. (Somewhat amusingly, the prediction in December was that we’d get below average rains this season.) … Continue reading
My friend Melissa messaged me the other night, letting me know she was heading out to the Lamington Plateau to look for various critters. It had been a stinking hot day, so the chances of finding interesting beasties were quite … Continue reading