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Michael Donovan
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I have decided to hang up my blogging boots. It's pretty time consuming and I am just not able to get it out there and reach too many fellow herpers who are interested in and passionate about Australian or any reptiles and amphibians for that matter. Either...

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A mixture of local critters
A few critters from around the house over the past couple of nights. I thought about a drive tonight but the weather got a bit cool after the storm this arvo so I decided to stay local and to go for a walk instead. A few different Orb Weaving spiders A coup...

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A few frogs
Just a few frog photos from Monday night. Went out to a Sunshine coast hinterland Bridge site with a mate of mine to assist in a short fauna survey. The timber bridge is due to be demolished and replaced with a concrete and steel structure and they are keen...

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The longest post........ever.
Last Sunday I headed south west towards the Queensland granite belt region with the aim of photographing nine animals that I needed for the book. It turned out to be one of the best trips away that I have had for a long, long time. The weather was consisten...

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I had intended to head to the granite belt district south west of the region but a last minute change of plans was invoked because the temperatures in that area were going to be well below optimum for any night time activity and were in fact low enough to m...

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A couple of locals
The other night there was a lone and very vocal male frog just outside our door. He didn't shut up all night which didn't bother us but he definitely seemed to be wasting a lot of energy. Last night it stormed and rained quite heavily so he obviously knew h...

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Spring at last
Fingers crossed this is going to be a productive season in more ways than one. The El Nino weather pattern is moving back into our part of the world and it will be interesting to see how this affects our herpetofauna in the coming months. So far its been pr...

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Spring in July?
Went for a long overdue walk this morning with my best mate. We were hoping to see a basking Tiger snake but unfortunately the weather wasn't kind to us with sun only coming out right at the end of the walk. It was a good opportunity though to reflect and m...

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A pretty much non event post.
Apologies, I have been very slack with the blog lately.  I really haven't had that much to share to be honest. Reptiles and frogs have slowed down big time here in South East Queensland and with the onset of Winter just around the corner the situation is no...

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Wet as weekend.
Just photos no waffling on today. An afternoon walk in the local rainforest. Alright I might waffle a bit - This little patch of rainforest here on the Sunny Coast has been a favourite haunt for a lot of years now but recently, say the last year or two mayb...
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