Ant – More than What’s in Ya Pants!

Ant meaning… “You’ve got ants in ya pants!” Is there a young child who hasn’t giggled and used this ‘naughty’ expression? Ants have the capacity to bring the giggles and squeals of childhood back – especially if you do get one caught in your clothes! Watching them as they struggle to …

Bee

Most of the 2000 or so native bees are solitary creatures and do not produce honey. It is the trigona which produces honey known as sugarbag.  A rich, dark, pollen-infused honey, it was never commercially viable to be produced. The Aboriginal people, who considered sugarbag a delicacy, tracked the hive by …

Kookaburra

  Kookaburras are a well-known symbol of Australia, sometimes referred to as a laughing jackass. Territorial birds, they remain in family groups until around four years of age.  The offspring help with the feeding of successive generations before they start their own families.  They also build their nests in not …