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My query for readers today is;

Do you see these sights in your forests?



I believe that this has contributed to our fires this season.

Today I was talking briefly to a couple

from Wodonga (near the fires),

showed them these photos and they stated that

this is like heir forest floors.

I won’t rant…just cry at the mess we get ourselves into

because in the case of this reserve, fallen branches

cannot be removed because they may be the

home of native mice and rats.

For the record this reserve is nowhere near the current fires.

It is around 20 km from Geelong, opposite a golf course,

two or three hundred metres from an industrial estate

which backs onto housing.

Given the correct conditions…..


Hope you enjoyed.





a small, slender antelope that typically has curved horns
and a fawn-coloured coat with white underparts,
found in open country in Africa and Asia.

Our first sighting…

…of African animals.




…the rabbits of Africa.

At least that’s what we were told

and have come to believe to be true.

You will always sight an Impala on a game drive.


We were told that kudu burgers

were on the menu one night..

Tasted okay.

Fairly certain these are Springbok members

of the gazelle clan.


Word of the Day Challenge:  Gazelle