Mr Rum

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I saw heaps of Dingos in the Simpson Desert last month. This one was on the Madigan Line just over the border into Queensland..


Mr Rum

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I wish I'd taken another photo to show the scale of this spider, as it was enormous!
Might see if my parents got a different photo of it. If so, I'll share.
[EDIT: They didn’t get any photos of it. For reference, its legs easily would’ve spanned an adult’s face...]
We came across it on the outside of the Mossman Gorge Centre building, Mossman Gorge, Qld..

A Black-headed Python that we stopped for on the Endeavour Battlecamp Rd between Cooktown and Laura, Qld..

What I believe to be a Northern Blue Tongued Skink that we spotted crossing the Tanami Road east of Billiluna, WA..

And one of many Sand Goannas I've come across this year. I photographed this one in March, and I believe it was along the Birdsville Developmental Rd, QLD..
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I was wondering if anybody has seen any of these they are very rare Greater Mountain Glider very like a giant Sugar Glider.We found this one on the track with a Wedgetail Eagle standing over it we chased the Wedgie away but the Glider died soon after I only know of one place that they still live they make some weird sounds we have also seen Powerful Owls hunting them.
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They are about 1 meter long.


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Yes mate I've seen one in East Gippsland a number of years ago, we were out spotlighting for mammals owls etc and was lucky enough to pick one out climbing up a big Euc. I think by memory we saw a Sooty Owl that night as well, their call on a still night out in a dark forest is one you never forget.



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Gained a new pet today... Decided to come in and lay on the tiles under the air con. Put him back in the garden with a dog bowl full of water... Assume that is what he was after.

Kind of glad he wasn't the Eastern Brown I passed out the front yesterday... He would have been letting himself back out