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A Snake update; under the covers

A peak under the weed pile plastic yesterday afternoon didn’t reveal any reptiles but Allen did find a small clutch of eggs.  However, when he returned after dark, once the day had cooled down, he found a Carpet Python curled … Continue reading

Pruning hazards

During a pruning frenzy yesterday I came across this rather large Spiny Leaf Insect or Macleays Spectre (Extatosoma tiaratum).  She was looking decidedly nervous as I approached enthusiastically with my secateurs, snipping away at branches and so removing leaves she had … Continue reading

Casting off the old….

…skin and although I sometimes fantasize about a total skin renewal, this post is about snakes.  I’ve written about Carpet Pythons in a previous post ‘Keeping Warm’ but this particular Carpet Python (Morelia spilota), resting on some mown grass near one of our ponds, … Continue reading

Keeping Warm

I can’t take credit for these photos or for finding the snake  but  I can tell a story to go with them. This lovely Carpet Python was keeping warm in a sunny patch well hidden in long grass along the … Continue reading