Day 7

For my last day in the field I went in search of reptiles again! Today we were going to an area that has no documented lizards so we were searching for anything and everything with scales and four legs!

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Day 6

Today was the day I tried electrofishing! We waded through creeks in a grassy woodland, in the south of the Namadgi National Park, and sent electric currents through the water to electrify the fish!

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Day 5

Today I walked up to the top of Mount Gingera which is 1800m in elevation. We found lots of amazing plants and the view from the top was stunning!

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Day 4

Today was the Bush Blitz Community Day at the National Botanic Gardens, in Canberra.

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Day 3

I love spiders! That’s not something I thought I would say! Today I have had spiders crawling all over me, I managed to catch so many different species and I have witnessed some amazing mating behaviours!

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Day 2

Today was an exciting first day in the field; we searched for the rare Mountain Skink, we chased a copperhead snake and caught a funnel web spider with venom-dripping fangs!

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Day 1

 After a couple of short flights to the ACT, I have arrived at Birragai, welcomed by an emu and so many kangeroos! 

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