Month: October 2012

Water, Fire and Octopi

Clams spit when they close. It’s not bad manners, it’s just what they do, pushing all the extra water out so they can close. It makes them easy to spot and photograph at low tide. I took the above photo

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Not Another Shark Attack

I won’t launch an attack on sharks. I like sharks – they’re big, mysterious fish; they haven’t changed much in millions of years; and they taste delicious when they’re dead, filleted and fried. Sharks seem to be the flavour of

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Humpback Whales – A Sight to See

More than 40, 000 humpback whales travel from Antarctica to Australia every year. They swim up the coast, blowing air out of their blowholes, breaching, breeding and birthing their calves. They even sing – I’ve heard them both above and

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