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Cosy Joey

It was -1.1°C (30°F) as the dogs and I headed off for our morning walk but this Red-Necked Wallaby joey was tucked up cosily in mother’s pouch.

Sawfly larvae on the move

At the side of the road I found some Sawfly larvae moving as one body – as is typical. They’re related to wasps but adults don’t have a stinger. If disturbed they excrete a yellow liquid which can reputedly burn your skin (I’ve not tested this myself). They’re also called Spitfires though the caustic liquid is dribbled rather than spat out.

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