Pets & Animals

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Snapper was 'doubtful the furry figure was an actual koala'

Snapper was 'doubtful the furry figure was an actual koala'

THE Pioneer Valley man behind a viral snap of a koala perched atop a sugarcane bin mistook the marsupial as a "stuffed toy” at first glance.

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

'Something has to be done' about feral pigs

'Something has to be done' about feral pigs

North Burnett landowners are searching for answers to the region's feral pig problem, which they believe is spiralling out of control.

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

"ARE there bull sharks in the river? It (the duck) definitely didn't go under (by itself)... it was a very unusual splash".

Mon 16 Jul 2018

New plan to help pets with medicinal pot

premium_icon New plan to help pets with medicinal pot

MEDICINAL marijuana may be prescribed to your favourite feline or pampered pooch one day, with the CSIRO embarking on an unconventional project.

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

A COAST snake catcher got called out to an unusual job yesterday where the 'snake' wasn't quite what it appeared.

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