The enviro-warrior whales that are cleaning up carbon emissions. The IMF has recently quantified these ecosystem benefits to be worth a whopping $2 million over a single whale’s lifetime. All up, that’s roughly one trillion dollars of benefit to our planet in combatting climate change. Talk about unpaid labour!
The history of the Australian dingo is fascinatingScientists believe dingoes appear to have evolved from wolves long before dogs did, therefore a lot about their history, timing and evolution remains unsolved. Looking at the DNA of current living wolves and DNA of dogs, there is a general agreement that the animals originated in China before spreading to Taiwan and then the Southeast Asia Islands.
Hervey Bay Fraser Coast - “Whale Heritage Site”
In October 2019, Hervey Bay became the world's very first Whale Heritage Site. The London-based World Cetacean Alliance endorsed Hervey Bay's status as one of the best whale-watching destinations in the world.
An often asked question is - why are there no Koalas on Fraser Island.Its a good question as Koalas are found in abundance in other offshore Islands likeTasmania, Phillip Island, Kangaroo Island and Many More
The Fraser Island Brumby
The history of the Fraser Island brumby (wild horse) is certainly interesting. Clydesdale horses were brought to the island in the 1800’s to help with the logging industry. They were a large bodied work horse, some of them escaped or were released.
Australia is known for many things, and its array of dangerous animals is one of them. If you’re planning a trip to the east coast of Australia and Fraser Island is on your bucket list, then you may be wanting to know if you’ll run into the infamous saltwater crocodile during your stay...