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May 2019

  • Species Feature: Green Turtle

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    The Green Turtle is one of the world’s largest sea turtles. At an average length of 1.2 m (4 ft) and weight of 225 kg (500 lbs), they are second in size to the Leatherback Turtle. These turtles are herbivores, feeding on sea grasses, algae and other marine plant matter....

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  • Mother's Day in Australia

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    In celebration of Mother's Day, we take a look at some of Australia's most loving and caring mothers! The Koala is perhaps Australia's most lovable creature. Koala mothers deserve all the accolades, given their duties include hauling their young up and down trees - and not to mention keeping them...

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  • Q&A With Guides: Sab Lord

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Sab Lord of Lord’s Kakadu & Arnhem Land Safaris is one of the most recognised and respected guides in Australia. Remarkably, the recently commenced 2019 season marks his 27th year of operation. We recently sat down with Sab to discuss the reasons for his longevity and his motivating drivers to...

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  • Phillip Island's Whale Season About To Commence

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Every year, between May and October, great whales migrate from Antarctica to the warmer waters off NSW and Queensland for breeding. One of their favourite stops on their journey is Phillip Island, where they gather for short stays along the Island’s sheltered bays and the surrounding open sea. Humpback and...

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  • Species Feature: Saltwater Crocodile

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    The Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is perhaps northern Australia’s most famous resident. These extraordinary creatures, who have survived since the age of dinosaurs, are found across northern Australia, including Kakadu & Arnhem Land and Far North Queensland. Australia is home to two species of Crocodile (the Saltwater as well as...

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  • Our Favourite Member Photographs: April 2019

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Here are some amazing April images across the Australian Wildlife Journey group! Flinders Ranges Sunrise - Arkaba Conservancy Image credit: Brooke Saward (via Instagram: @worldwanderlust) The Flinders Ranges region of South Australia is famous for its stunning landscapes as well as it's wildlife diversity. As part of the Arkaba Walk...

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  • Koalas In Funny Positions

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    May 3 is Wild Koala Day! A day to celebrate Koalas living in the wild! It is also about protecting their forests and planting new forests to replace what has been taken by land clearing and over-development.  Koalas are undoubtedly one of the most adorable animals on the planet and...

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