Butterflies are an insect that I have always wanted to try and get some photos of at home, however they are not typically in abundance in the sort of urban area I live in. A trip to the Butterfly house at the Melbourne Zoo gave a good opportunity to have a practice of taking photo’s…
Have a look at a section of an earth worm under the microscope.
Benzoic Acid is a simple aromatic carboxylic acid, with a crystalline structure that lights up in wonderful colors.
Take a peek at Aspirin under the microscope, fairly incredible!
Polarized light microscopy brings out incredible colors in chemicals. Have a look at Bromine under the microscope.
Recently I posted a mystery item, that mystery item was the Sultana. So this episode of Under the Microscope is showing the Sultana I recently mentioned.
A pack of Australian Ravens in flight.
I visited Cardinia Reservoir Park on the way home from work to try and get some landscape shots and actually came across the Eastern Grey Kangaroo or Macropus giganteus, often at dusk the park is full of Kangaroo’s and this trip was no exception however I was not expecting the little Joey in the Kangaroo’s pouch….
In Victoria, Australia the 19th of December was a stinking hot day, with a maximum of around 41 Degrees celsius being reached during the day. This was one of a number of days of hot weather, and towards the late afternoon, we got a great storm come through Pakenham. The storm including heavy rain, wind…
What is not to love about the Penguins, on the day I visited it was stinking hot so i must admit I did have a think about jumping in with them. Apparentally that is somewhat frowned upon, and being a good member of society I decided that I should not swim with the Penguins. Since…
My bird identification skills sometimes leave a bit to be desired, and the process typically involves me taking photos of birds adn afterwards trying to work out what the actual bird was. This is one of those cases where during a visit to the lake at Lakeside Pakenham we saw (and fed) these birds….
This is part two (2) of my Butterfly images, I spent a significant amount of time in this enclosure so wanted to share more images with you.