• Figure 2: The Coastal Carpet Python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli) is by far the most common snake I relocate in the Townsville region. This relatively large python species thrive in human-altered habitat because of the abundance of rodents that follow human development.
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    Scaling down a Scaly Conflict

    Australia is well known to support a diverse and large fauna of potentially deadly animals, and when people think about Australia it is only natural to think about snakes. […]

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    Counting Hedgehogs

    Fig 1. A young hedgehog on its merry way (creative commons stock photos – Dreamstime.com CC0) It is fair to say that the hedgehog is one of our (Ireland’s) best-loved animals. While no such surveys [...]
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    A short synopsis about frogs

    Fig 1. A sketch of a poison arrow frog from the family Dendrobatidae @drawingsbygaul. Images shared with permission from artist Neil Gaul Frogs and toads play a wide variety of roles in ancient cultures, appearing in stories, [...]

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