This Snake-necked Turtle, Chelodina longicollis, was spotted down by the dam late this afternoon.

Australian snake-necked turtle Turtles are quite shy creatures so this one hides her long neck around the side of her shell but keeps an eye on me.

Turtle egg chamber The turtle was first spotted here. She’s been preparing an egg chamber for her clutch of eggs.

December 19, 2004 fauna

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Wildflowers new this week Today was the day for the weekend wander around the property looking for wildflowers that have flowered during the previous week(s). The
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Spiney-necked lizard This lizard, luckily for it, was sitting on the opposite side of the road as I drove over the hill. The lizard let me get within 30 cm (1 foot) of