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Q is for Quoll

This image of a sleeping quoll was taken by Lizardstomp, in Trowunna Wildlife Park, Australia, and is on Flikr. There are several types of quoll, they are Australian marsupials, although only one type has a true pouch – the rest form a fold when breeding to tuck their babies into and their young hang from …

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Q is for Quokka

Quokka by David Burton on Flikr. . I do love all animals, but there is something about this little marsupial that makes me smile and want to scoop it up and cuddle it silly. It is a small macropod, the same family as kangaroos and wallabies, and it jumps. It is about the size of …

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Lola’s Gromitathon post 4 photos

Please see post below for the information about Lola’s Gromit-athin, which she has undertaken with the help of morsels of Wensleydale to raise money for Medical Detection Dogs, who trained her. This is the link to Just Giving, if you’d like to sponsor her: http://www.justgiving.com/lizandlola Today was another sunny day and we managed to do 21 …

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Fairy fly

 . Fairy flies are in fact tiny parasitic wasps, the tiniest insects discovered. This one, which lives in India, measures only 0.2mm across its wings. Fairy flies lay their eggs inside the eggs of larger insects. The wasp egg hatches into a larva, which eats the host egg before it has a chance to develop. …

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Honey Possum

   Honey possums are so tiny (40 -90 cm), they need constant supplies of pollen and nectar to survive. They live in one small part of south-eastern Australia, and have a symbiotic relationship with the flowering plants there, passing on pollen as they feed. Honey possums are unique in several ways. They are not true …

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