This is the Maratus nemo, a new species of Australian Peacock Spider discovered by Museums Victoria arachnologist, Joseph Schubert. Named after Pixar’s Finding Nemo for its clownfish coloring, this little jumping spider is about the size of a grain of rice.
Getting cute little creatures to step on a scale isn’t easy, so why not build a tree branch contraption to make their weigh-in a little more comfortable!
On Christmas Island, an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean, they have constructed a bridge for the red crabs to cross the road safely to migrate to their breeding grounds.
Now this ornament is one of a kind! Somewhere near Adelaide in Australia, Amanda McCormick awoke to find a live koala climbing her Christmas tree. She quickly phoned a local wildlife rescue called 1300Koalaz, and thankfully they were able to release the juvenile female safely into the wild.
A breathtaking aerial shot from above Broome, Western Australia by photographer Ryan Chatfield. Looking at the individual layers of color side-by-side gives us a glimpse at how truly magical our planet can be.
Friend of The Biofriendly Podcast, Steve Ryan, joins Noel and Jacob this week as he dials in from Melbourne, Australia to give a first-hand account of the dire situation Down Under as well as a ton of helpful information sent over by friends and family.