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Author:  Peasants [ Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:18 pm ]
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We have had King skinks living in a rockery near a pond for years...they also get into the roof cavity and slither along in there, giving visitors a bit of a fright!! We give them a little bit of the perch fish food every morning.

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We have seen them have a bit of a fight, so thought there were only one or two...but this morning saw five at once! They all ate and moved around quite happily together too!

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Also couldn't resist another splendid wren photo- just love them!!
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Author:  Perpetuitas [ Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:10 am ]
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Found some wildlife!

Roe deer: I am not sure you have them in Australia just a bit from wikipedia. I tastest ver good with some red wine :-)

Wild boar, I think you have a differend spieces of those in Australia, the European ones are quite nice and taste very good!

File comment: A wild boar on camera, fairly rude just showing its back to us.
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File comment: A roe deer
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Author:  team41 [ Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:25 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: welcome wildlife

We have never bothered with a front lawn due to rainwater limitations, rabbits & roos. But we recently set up a pump on our dam & dug up established lawn from the backyard where my shadehouse is going & laid it out the front with no great expectations. Well the rabbits must be in hibernation & the roos aren't too interested either, so it is only getting the occasional trim & is now growing well.
It is lovely to open the curtains & watch the wildlife.
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Author:  Peasants [ Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:06 pm ]
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Author:  Simo [ Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:42 am ]
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Nice big praying mantis, haven't seen one in a while, probably because they are so well camouflaged.ImageImage

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Author:  Peasants [ Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:00 am ]
Post subject:  Re: welcome wildlife

They are amazing!

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