Monthly Archives: March 2012

…and bigger…

Normally a fox will weigh-in at about 15 pounds give or take – this one a staggering 38 pounds and nearly five feet long! Folk that have to sort these animals say that size is increasing… …cuddly? Yes, of course, … Continue reading

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Things are getting bigger…

Imagine finding one of these in your wardrobe or wallet! It’s an Atlas moth – one of the biggest there is – and quite harmless – so they say. The wing-span here is about a foot (yes!) so they don’t … Continue reading

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Extinct?

In between Australia and New Zealand, surrounded by miles of sea is Ball’s Pyramid, a fourteen-hundred-foot-high rock that shouldn’t really be home to anything but a sea-bird or two. A nearby island was once the home of the largest type … Continue reading

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