Where Kangaroos Live in Trees

In search of rare animals

“Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo” by Eric Gropp is licensed under CC by 2.0

People often make day trips from Cairns to the Atherton Tablelands for the waterfalls and the weather. The elevation (750 metres) knocks off a few degrees from the torrid temperatures of the coast. But the area is a great place to see wildlife. We have all the Wet Tropics endemic birds, some rare reptiles and frogs, and a collection of remarkable mammals, including the…

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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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