• Scarlet-sided Pobblebonk

    Pobble What? – Frogs That Go Bonk

    On a wet summers evening a large toad-looking creature was spotted in the backyard. With an upright posture and dark colouring, we were sure it was a cane toad. Just as it was about to meet the fate of all other pest cane toads in our backyard, we happened to notice some rather bright red… Read more »

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  • Stripe-faced Dunnart

    Native Marsupial Mice

    Planigales and Dunnarts are the official names for species of native marsupial mice. Dunnarts found in Roma, or the Maranoa region include the Striped-faced Dunnart Sminthopsis macroura, Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata and Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina.  They are small marsupials around the same size as the introduced and pesky house mouse.  What distinguishes them from the… Read more »

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