• AUS_CBTlizard_BV

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    This handsome Centralian blue-tonged lizard (Tiliqua multifasciata), actually a large skink, was found on a sandy road during a bushfire.

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  • AUS_bushfire_BV

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    Bushfires are a common phenomenon in Australia. They may have a natural cause (e.g. lightning) or may be intentionally started for management reasons. Non-flying animals escape from these fires by hiding underground or by just waiting on a road.

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  • AUS_Barred Creek_BV

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    Our campsite in the dunes of the Dampier Peninsula. There were no people around here for miles. But tracks in morning revealed the presence of small mammals and reptiles. In the background the smoke of a distant bushfire.

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  • AUS_seasnake_BV

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    A sea snake, possibly Dubois' sea snake, crawling on a beach in NW-Australia.

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  • AUS_meandthecrabs_BV

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    Me chasing crabs.

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  • AUS_crab_BV

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    The flame fiddler crab (Uca flammula) is just one of the striking crabs of Australia.

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  • AUS_leafminer_BV

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    A leaf miner caused this 'snake pattern'.

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