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Get hip to herps

May 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Before I arrived at the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, I sort of guessed that the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory would be a herpetologist’s paradise. Some of its most famous residents are saltwater crocodiles, olive pythons, frill neck lizards…
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Awe-inspiring invertebrates

May 14, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Over 95% of all animals on the earth are invertebrates of one form or another, so it’s not surprising that we are finding plenty of fascinating invertebrates in this remote corner of the Northern Territory, just north-west of Timber Creek.…
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Action stations at Bradshaw Bush Blitz

May 10, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Fifteen scientists got straight into action on day one in the Northern Territory, after being generously welcomed by the Nungaili/Ngaliwurru People. We greatly appreciate the Traditional Owners sharing their country. Big thanks also to the Department of Defence for allowing…
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Coral Sea, 2016

April 18, 2017 by Bush Blitz
In June 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted on four islands in the Coral Sea - East Diamond Islet, South West Coringa Islet, North East Herald Cay and South West Herald Cay. Scientists recorded 175 species, at least 94 of…
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Bruny Island Tasmania, 2016

April 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
In February 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted on Bruny Island in Tasmania. Scientists recorded 848 species, at least 591 of which had not previously been recorded in the study area and 63 may be new to science. One threatened…
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Southwest National Park Tasmania, 2016

April 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
In February 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted in southern Tasmania. Scientists recorded 1244 species, at least 458 of which had not previously been recorded in the region and 64 may be new to science. Two threatened animal species and…
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