2019 10 - Australia trip report

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2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Jeroen Speybroeck » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:14 pm

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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Wouter van Brenk » Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:40 pm

Amazing report Jeroen! And what a list of observations... congrats!
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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Andre Schmid » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:39 am

Impressive! Thanks for sharing :)
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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Ilian Velikov » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:30 pm

While the amphibian and reptile faunas of Australia may be not as colourful as those of some other parts of the world, there is more to be found than just loads of brown skinks.


:shock: Where did you get this impression from? Amphibians maybe yes, but in my mind Australia has always been a top spot for reptiles with many iconic species.

Anyway, congratulations on all those great finds! I have to say I share you fascination for the Thorny Devil, so this was my favorite, and a childhood dream of mine too.

By the way, according to the "IUCN/SSC Tortoise & Freshwater Turtles Specialist Group" checklist from 2017, Wollumbinia latisternum is now Myuchelys latisternum.
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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Bastien Comment » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:45 pm

Just wow! Very impressive trip, thanks a lot for sharing!
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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Gerald Ochsenhofer » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:38 pm

+1 wow! :shock:
...and huge distances..
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Re: 2019 10 - Australia trip report

Postby Kevin Byrnes » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:44 pm

Finally got around to reading it, great report Jeroen and great finds, well done.
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