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My Aussie Backyard...those that slither, climb & crawl

October 5th 2016
My Aussie Backyard...those that slither, climb & crawl. We have so few predator animals in Oz but some of the world's most venomous snakes, spiders and jellyfish. There is the blue-ringed octopus that smiles at you from rock pools but knocks you dead if you dare touch it. One day I'm sitting on the floor playing with our children and a Sydney Funnelweb Spider casually trots between ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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