Category Archives: Western Australia – Jan 2008

Karijini National Park

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

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Cape Range National Park

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).

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Monkey Mia and Hamelin Pool

Monkey Mia Still in Shark Bay, we had to go and see the famous Monkey Mia dolphins.

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Shark Bay

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

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Into the Rat’s nest

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

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Leaving for Africa

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

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Perth Zoo

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

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Numbat alert!

Today Dean Bradshaw, a friend of ours (and a fantastic photographer), picked us up and the three of us headed down to Dryandra Woodland, a small chunk of remnant wandoo forest surrounded by the vast expanses of Western Australia’s wheatbelt. … Continue reading

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