Category Archives: Dangerous Australian animals

Drop bears prefer travellers

To my Canadian friends, You may recall that I mentioned drop bears in an earlier blog entry. Here’s a bit more information on drop bears from Australian Geographic: http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/drop-bears-prefer-travellers-says-study.htm Yet another reason for eating vegemite! Enjoy the read. Nic Advertisements

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G’day Canucks – Quiz #3

So, you think you know about platypuses and skunks – let’s see! As usual, there is one rule – don’t google the answers. Click on the link below to access the quiz. If you want to access the survey from … Continue reading

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The Aussie animal that bloody scares me most…

And the winner in the category of ‘The Aussie animal that bloody scares me most’ is … (insert drum-roll here) A magpie! Yes – a magpie. You probably think I’m pulling your leg. I know I took a few liberties … Continue reading

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Come to Australia where you might accidentally get killed…

Get your Snake sticks ready! As a follow up to my last post Creepies and Crawlies – No Worries, I thought this YouTube clip was most appropriate! Come to Australia where you might accidentally get killed… Enjoy! Nic

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Creepies and Crawlies – No worries!

Australia has a unique reputation as a tourist destination. On one hand, many Canucks I’ve met would give up maple syrup and beavertails (but not hockey) to visit Australia. It’s a dream destination that they want to get to ‘someday’. … Continue reading

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