Monday, February 23, 2009

Return of the Water Dragon

I've been seeing more and more of this little water dragon behind the house. I'd like to think it's the one we found last year in our garage and that's it's growing up nicely with all the delicious bugs that hang around those retaining wall boulders. I managed to get a few shots before it got spooked and went back into its little rock home.

See you around, little fella !

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Night sounds

There's one thing that's very particular about Australia's animals: they don't shut up at night!

Sometimes it's funny, like when bats fight over ripe fruit, sometimes it's REALLY annoying, like when 50+ cockatoos do fly-by's screaming right next to your bedroom window at 5 am. And sometimes it's just spooky, like when you hear this at 2am ...