The Gorilla is an animal that inspires respect, whether it is the sheer size, their strength of their behaviour I am not sure but a recent trip the the Melbourne Zoo in August was no exception. The Silverback Gorilla’s had recently had a baby and as such the main viewing area was restricted but there…
Have a look at (clean) toilet tissue under microscope, where you can see the fibres.
I visited Lakeside Pakenham today on my way back from Whooping Cough Injections and came across these guys; The House Sparrow or Passer domesticus. The First image which blurs out the second bird a bit too much was my favorite as if a bit of a ‘challenge’ as to who can get the bread first. Images…
Wishing you a safe and happy Christmas, and holidays and a Happy New Year!
Uluru is a sacred formation within the Northern Territory which is estimated to be some 500 million years old
The penguin’s (Spheniscidae or the Little Penguins) have the whole cuteness thing down pat, and are a regular staple be it at Phillip Island or the Melbourne Zoo. Huddled in a group they seemed hesitant to enter the water at the start, perhaps because of the people around watching but as soon as they jumped…
Have a peek at some cheek cell scrapings under the microscope.
Urea (or Carbamide) crystals look pretty cool under the microscope, why not have a peek!
Ever wonder what a piece of cleaning sponge looks like under the microscope, wonder no more!
the second part of the trip involved a visit to Wanaka before stopping overnight at the Lake Hawea Hotel. The actual lake itself (Hawea) is located in the Otago region at an altitude of around 348 metres. The lake itself is named in Maori and is thought to be named after a local tribe, however, at the time no information was available as to the actual meaning of the name.
The Australian Mountain Boarders Group were at the Berwick Show recently doing some performances and demonstrations, see the pictures and a full writeup.
I took a flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound which went for around 45 mins to an hour, a cruise across Milford Sound which went for around two hours and a return flight which went for around 45 minutes to an hour.