Chasing Dunnarts from the Armchair

Citizen science in the lounge room

“Fat-tailed Dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata)” by berniedup is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

The photograph is black and white, taken at night by an infra-red camera. A fence of fine mesh runs at an angle from left to right. It is barely visible in the dark and two short posts mark its presence. Something triggered the camera, but even when I check the images that precede this one, I can’t see anything obvious. Squinting does not help…

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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Bronwen Scott

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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