Breakfast with the Boyd’s

By |2019-11-26T11:46:31+10:00May 4th, 2015|Insects, Reptiles|

Boyd's Forest Dragon (Hypsilurus boydii), resplendent in his camouflaged coating and ornate headdress, had a fortuitous visit this morning.  A Giant Tropical Mantid (Hierodula majuscula) made the mistake of walking into sight of the ever-vigilant dragon and swiftly became breakfast. Boyd”s Forest Dragons are endemic [...]

Chameleon Gecko

By |2019-11-26T11:46:31+10:00April 21st, 2015|Reptiles|

Chameleon Gecko (Carphodactylus laevis) and Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko (Saltuaris cornutus) are two Geckos occasionally seen on a Cooper Creek Wilderness Nocturnal Wildlife Tour, from the Family Gekkonidaea, having Gondwanan ancestral forebears dating back 100-million years.  Chameleon Gecko (Carphodactylus laevis) is a species in [...]


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