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Steve lives! (part 2)

“When I visited the ‘Steve Irwin Zoo’, now ‘Australia Zoo’, I was confronted by the tigers. My reaction was to think what have they to do with preserving etc. Australian mammals. A short while later I rethought it and realised … Continue reading

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Steve lives!

“I always had the impression that he was all a big bluff and a publicity hound.” “A lunatic!” “Rolling of the eyes and changing channels.” “All of us thought he was over the top.” “I gave him more respect as … Continue reading

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Relishing the reptiles

Bear with me before I get to the reptiles. There’s a bit of backstory. I had heard on the radio on Saturday morning that Ballina Marine Rescue was holding a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training morning, which members of the public … Continue reading

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Reptiles of all kinds at Fernbank

I’m a museum enthusiast, especially natural history museums. I even worked in one once (as a curator’s assistant in the marine invertebrate section of the South Australian Museum). So I was delighted to be taken by Jane while I was … Continue reading

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