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: January 2006
(Or rather, on the dangers of listening to blogging) Now, everyone has the right to be heard (with obvious exceptions). But with everyone clamouring to be heard, it makes it rather hard to know who you should be listening to. … Continue reading
The baby eastern bearded dragons I’ve previously spoken about are doing well. They’ve been moved outside into a small kiddies’ pool so that they can get some sunlight. Sunlight always seems to be a good appetite stimulant. I’m going to … Continue reading
The inside of a snake’s oesophagus is not the most pleasant of places to be. I’ve come to this conclusion after having only the distal third of my right index finger down a snake’s oesophagus. I imagine having my whole … Continue reading
I’m a dad! Today I woke up to the pitter patter of 27 little feet. A bucket-o-babies I’ve been incubating 9 eastern bearded dragon (Pogona barbata) eggs for the last couple of weeks after they were accidentally dug up while … Continue reading
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Google Earth is now available for Mac OS 10.4 and up.: Update: This is the Target store near Springwood. In this day and age of terrorism, I think that’s just asking for trouble. Target’s target My place from space!Image © … Continue reading
I went into the field with Kat again yesterday, doing some more crayfish work. You can read more about her work in my Crayfish tracking post. Kat’s been training a sheep to help her track down crayfish, and it proved … Continue reading
A study published in the British Medical Journal has sought to answer the age-old question of “where have all the bloody teaspoons gone?”.