Tag: wildlife

Embrace the wild side
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Embrace the wild side

When people think of Australia, they start picturing iconic animals such as koalas and kangaroos, and vast, untouched landscapes. As a European, I could not have been more excited when I had the opportunity to study and live here, and could not wait for the wild experiences Down Under had to offer. For me, it...

On the hunt for smart quolls
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On the hunt for smart quolls

Two years ago, I found myself trekking through the hot humid bush of Far North Queensland lugging a bundle of small mammal traps, a GPS (which still didn’t stop me getting lost in the taller-than-me grass) and a bucket of some very stinky bait. I was on the hunt for one of Australia’s most elusive...