How to Remove a Tick


The link below is to an infographic on how to remove a tick – very useful for walking in the Australian bush.

For more visit:
http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/06/11/how-to-remove-a-tick/

Advertisements

Yacaaba Headland Walk


Kevin's Daily Photo, Video, Quote or Link

I ran out of time yesterday to post about my walk up Yacaaba Headland and how I only just avoided being in a storm that was moving in. So today (it’s actually the 27th July 2012 as I type away) I must get two days of posts done, even if I slip this one in back in time, so to speak (as you can with the post time when posting).

BrunchSo I decided to do the Yacaaba Headland walk just before lunch and had lunch in the carpark, while reading the paper. Nothing too healthy – I tend to eat far too much junk when I’m on holidays. So it was a bacon & egg roll, as well as a couple of potato scallops and some chips (and coke of course) See Picture at Left. It was really brunch and I needed the energy boost to accomplish the walk. Sounds…

View original post 737 more words

Vietnam: Chu Mom Ray National Park – Griffin’s Leaf-Nosed Bat


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new bat species in Vietnam’s Chu Mom Ray National Park in 2008. The article includes a picture of the species.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/02/120223-new-bat-species-vietnam-animals-science/

Brazil: Glow-in-the-Dark Mushroom Found Again


The link below is to an article about a glow-in-the-dark mushroom species that has been rediscovered in the jungles of central Brazil. Be sure to have a look at the picture (not this particular species) – amazing.

For more visit:
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/glow-in-the-dark-mushroom-rediscovered-after-170-years