pig and dingo on cape york waterhole
What animals can you see in Cape York? Cape York is an extremely remote region in northern Australia, home to many endemic animal species.  It has a huge diversity of habitats, including floodplains, open savannah woodlands, estuaries, beaches and 2 very important, rainforest mountain ranges (The Macilwraith Range & Iron Range).  There is a huge...
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Live Ecology Talks Episode 2: Sea Turtles Sea turtles are an incredibly majestic animal that we seldom get to observe due to the different world they live in. Today we explore some of the research conducted in Cape York, Australia, primarily on the Olive Ridley and Flatback turtles, but also including the Hawksbill. We delve...
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Live Ecology Talks Episode 4: Ecology Research From Around the World, Part 1 – Crocs Here we look into the first of 3 big ecology research projects from around the globe and break them down for you. We look at why they chose to conduct the research, what they hoped to find, and what they...
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bandy-bandy snake with tongue out
A New Species of Venomous Snake Discovered: The Bandy-Bandy! Australia has a reptuation for having some of the most lethal, venomous, sharp-teethed, bitey, stingy animals on the planet!  And Cockatours has found a specimen of the the most recently discovered species in Australia, once more confirming that reputation!  A new species of venomous snake called...
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The Condition of Lagoons in Cape York Over 2 Years Quite often, people ask me what Cape York is like at certain times of the year: wet, dry, cold, hot?  Before taking on Cockatours, I worked as an ecologist in central Cape York for 5 years and we monitored everything from feral pigs and sea...
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