Black Bullock Hill

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  • Day33

    Tasmanian Devil Sanctuary

    March 4, 2020 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    Packed up and checked out, but as our ferry was not until the early evening we had some time to explore the park a bit more. L&D went off for a walk and we decided to go to the Tasmanian Devil Sanctuary. The numbers in the wild have reduced by about 80% due to a face cancer which has ravaged the population over the last 10 years or so. No-one is really sure how it started and there is no cure, so breeding programmes like this are very important. They are quite vicious creatures with the males fighting face to face for supremacy and the right to mate with the female, often leaving scars on their faces. Some also have scars on their hind quarters caused by the females as the try to get away from the territorial males. We also saw Quols, very cute looking but equally as vicious dropping down on their prey from tree branches and paralysing them by sinking their sharp teeth into their necks.Read more

  • Day33

    Cradle Mountain to Devonport

    March 4, 2020 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    We did a short walk through the Enchanted Forest and then met up with L&D. Managed to catch sight of some Wombats, a mother and its young and then a Wallaby. Started our journey back to Canberra. On arriving in Devonport we witnessed the first signs of panic buying with Supermarket shelves empty of toilet roll and hand sanitiser. Boarded the ship and went to the restaurant and had the all you can eat buffet. Filling the gap left by two days of walking through some of the most stunning scenery I have ever seen.Read more

  • Day31

    Cradle Mountain National Park

    December 24, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 4 °C

    Früh am Morge simmer immer no ganz elei uf eusem Campingplatz ufgwacht.

    Dänn simmer im Craddle Mountain National Park acho und sind mit ere sehr chalte Wiehnachtsbrise begrüesst worde. Bedütet mir händ alles warme azoge womer da händ und sind zum Lookout ufe kraxlet. Uf halbem Weg sind sogar no paar Schneeflöckli vom Himmel cho... Aso wissi Wiehnachte hämmer au gschafft :P

    Ufem Rückwäg hämmer sogar no 5 wildi Wombats und es Enchidna gse <3

    Am Abig hämmers eus gmüetlich im Büssli e warmi Portion Curry gmacht. Njamm. Und händ eus fesch igmummt das scho fasch winterlich chalt gsi isch.

    Merry Christmas
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