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  2. When Do They Sleep?

    Flying foxes are always fighting and screeching when feeding at night, and in the daytime when they are supposed to be sleeping they are also ...

    Article : 94 words

    Some 40 years ago Charlie, then a callow youth, went into the bush to shoot 'possums. He saw one in a sucker growing off a hollow stump about 15ft. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 163 words
  4. Out Of Bounds

    Last Easter the City Ramblers cams up to play a return match at our town. The match was played on a vacant allotment, and there was only one ...

    Article : 204 words
  5. A Large Batch

    The mention by "W.L.G." (Queenslander, 23/8/34) of the female crocodile laying from 50 to 60 eggs recalls that a few years ago when in the ...

    Article : 93 words
  6. Remarkable Marsupial

    "R.F.M." (Queenslander, 16/8/34), in decrying reports in Southern papers of the tree-climbing kangaroo of the North looking like a monkey, has ...

    Article : 326 words
  7. Couldn't Blame Him

    One of the many species of casemoth caterpillar cuts off a piece of thin stick or reed, about an inch long, bores out the soft centre, and encases ...

    Article : 208 words
  8. Gratitude!

    A neighbour and I rode into town recently to a sale. The roads were very boggy. Returning home in the dusk we saw two beasts ahead of us ...

    Article : 213 words
  9. Night Rainbow

    At Boggabilla early this month a Mr. J.I. Waldron and a number of residents saw a rainbow, running north to south, over the racecourse ...

    Article : 82 words
  10. Breaking-in Horses

    "Mulga Mick" ("Queenslander," 23/8/34) says I wrote in haste ("Queenslander," 26/7/34) when I stated that no self-respecting station ...

    Article : 235 words
  11. Classified Advertising

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    Advertising : 366 words
  12. Queer Deaths Again

    Whilst out mustering cattle in an outback bush paddock on the North Coast of N.S.W. we recently came upon the skeleton of an old brumby ...

    Article : 94 words
  13. Ache Preferred

    Re that "Deadly Chinese Poison" (Queenslander, 19/7/34), in 1903 or 1904, in Shuttleton (N.S.W.) our vegetables were supplied by a Chinese ...

    Article : 144 words
  14. A Flash Subject

    Two pars in recent Queenslanders dealing with lightning and its varied effects on Australian trees have led me to supply still a third. The source ...

    Article : 171 words
  15. Compensation

    On Anzac Day we forgot the two minutes' silence at 11 o'clock, but we paid for it with interest that night. We decided to raid the persimmons at ...

    Article : 69 words
  16. The Champion

    The talk round the campfire had turned to the early days, when old Joe, a veteran of the Outback, told with gusto a tale of the "champion ...

    Article : 176 words
  17. A Real Dead 'Un

    Even if the Australian abo. is primitive in intelligence he can work a good stock exchange deal now and then. Peter Cudgerie was well known in the ...

    Article : 331 words
  18. Bandicoot Stew

    On one occasion I was asked to trap a bandicoot, and was told that if I brought the marsupial to a certain person he would make out of it a stew ...

    Article : 134 words
  19. A Memorable Hour

    Smith and "Bitzer," in the latter's home-made car, had got bogged in Dingo Creek (the proper names may be wrong but the rest of this is ...

    Article : 216 words
  20. A Jonah—and a Jew

    Going down to the bails at 6 a.m. we saw a carpet snake in a tree top swallowing what appeared to be a bird. The milking was hurried ...

    Article : 147 words
  21. Hundreds of Crocodiles

    The Proserpine River has hundreds —perhaps thousands—of crocodiles living and breeding in it, and therefore, is a good place for big sport with ...

    Article : 129 words



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