Category: Animal

A Lode of Growed Toad

The cane toad, Bufo marinus, is a very successful species which has invaded the Australian environment since its deliberate introduction in 1935. The cane toad...

Mugs and Thugs Shrug and Plug Bugs

Rabbits European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) were introduced to Australia in the 18th century with the First Fleet and eventually became widespread. In mid 1860s there was...

The Blossoming of Possuming

Warning: This article contains much mid 19th century Australian racism and prejudice. BLACKFELLOWS OPOSSUM HUNTING Opussum hunting is one of the most popular of our...

Judd scud rocks fox stocks

CHELTENHAM Market Gardeners and orchardists in the Moorabbin district are complaining bitterly of the depredations caused by the foxes  rapidly multiplying in the shire, owing...

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