AboutI'm Stewart Macdonald, a biologist in Australia. This blog details the adventures I have tracking down wildlife (mainly reptiles).
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Category Archives: Western Australia – Jan 2008
On the way from Cape Range to Karijini we drove though a lot of spinifex country and saw a number of dragons dashing off the road as we went by. We stopped and tracked one down to find it was … Continue reading
We arrived late at night after an all-day driving session from Hamelin Pool. While driving through the park we found the snake species we were looking for – the Pilbara death adder (Acanthophis wellsi). Pilbara death adder (Acanthophis wellsi).
Monkey Mia Still in Shark Bay, we had to go and see the famous Monkey Mia dolphins.
Today we’re heading up to Shark Bay, the first stop on our two week adventure. I’m heading out with Dean Bradshaw and Farhan Bokhari. As we left Perth I noticed that the latest in hair fashion has only just arrived … Continue reading
I’ve spent the last couple of days on Rottnest Island. Information on the island abounds, so this will just be a brief pictorial overview of my time on the island. I’m heading off to Shark Bay early tomorrow morning. Rottnest … Continue reading
This afternoon Alecia left for her seven-month-long trip to Africa. Before she left she wanted one last look at the gorgeous tiger snakes (Notechis scutatus) one can find here in Western Australia, so we all headed down to a nearby … Continue reading
Today Alecia and I decided to get a healthy dose of zoological goodness, so we headed to the Perth Zoo. It was an exceedingly hot day, but that unfortunately didn’t deter the crowds. We headed to the nocturnal house (as … Continue reading