THIS bird has been known to us since 1789, and, though almost every one of our readers will be acquainted with it already, yet a few remarks about this creature will not be amiss. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 250 words
This marsupial animal, better known as "Striped Bandicoot," inhabits the plains of the interior, where it feeds at night upon insects, mice, bulbous roots, &c.; during the day time ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 127 words
At some remote period, when Tasmania was still part of the Australian mainland, this bloodthirsty animal existed not many hundred miles from Sydney, as has been proved by a number ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 117 words
I AM a Cheap Jack, and my own father's name was Willum Marigold. It was, in his lifetime, supposed by some that his name was William, but my own faither always consistently said, No, it was Willum. On which point I contented myself with ...Article : 7,149 words
FEW Australians are aware of the fact that within a few days' sail of Sydney there are regions of perpetual snow, with a climate as severe as that of the European Alps in the ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 196 words
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