Monthly Archive for January, 2011

The tongue in cheek title refers to the following photos of an interesting spider, the scorpion-tailed spider, Arachnura higginsi. This is a female, about 16mm long, the male is only about 2mm and lives on the outskirts of the web. She has spun one egg case from golden silk and there may be more to […]

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Tree surgery.

We’ve got some great old trees at Bellbird Corner, Forest Redgums and hybrids between the Forest and River Redgums. One of the most notable is a huge old twin-trunk veteran that must be several hundred years old. The two trunks have been moving apart for some time now, and ties that were installed a few […]

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