Résultats de votre recherche: "biodiversity"
HD - Giant Earth WormsAjoutée 789 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Digaster longmani] [taxonomy:family=Megascolecidae] The video includes a worm about 1 metre long, unearthed by an excavator digging a hole for an in-ground water tank. For some reason, the worms no longer regularly emerge from their flo
HD - Death AdderAjoutée 476 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Acanthophis antarcticus] [taxonomy:family=Elapidae] This is one of a number of potentially deadly venomous snakes which occur on the mountain, but are rarely encountered.
HD - Yellow Carabeen TreeAjoutée 515 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Slonea woollsii] [taxonomy:family=Elaeocarpaceae] These large rainforest trees have plate roots which can be seven to eight meters high and more than two meters broad at the base.
HD - Green Tree FrogAjoutée 618 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Litoria caerulea] [taxonomy:family=Hylidae] The frog is native to northern and eastern Australia and southern PNG, with introduced populations in New Zealand and the United States. This individual appears to pre-date the cobwebs on the
HD - Moreton Bay Fig TreeAjoutée 475 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Ficus macrophylla] [taxonomy:family=Moraceae] If this were the Leaning Tower of Pisa, it would be a heap of rubble on the ground. Alas, the up to 818 mm rainfall of ex-tropical cyclone Oswald, from 25 to 29 January 2013, uprooted perhap
HD - Tiger SnakeAjoutée 800 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Notechis scutatus] [taxonomy:family=Elapidae] The snake’s venom is among the world’s most potent. Although the snake occurs in Queensland, there was some doubt as to whether this included the mountain. A 2009 night time sighting in MacD
HD - False Garden MantisAjoutée 1,073 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Pseudomantis albofimbriata] [taxonomy:family=Mantidae] This is one of the most common species of mantis in Australia. Females reach a length of 70 mm, males, 50 mm. The mantis was filmed on a large tree in the middle of a traffic island
HD - Queensland Bottle TreeAjoutée 956 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Brachychiton rupestris] [taxonomy:family=Malvaceae] This striking Queensland native is endemic beyond the Great Dividing Range in central and western areas south of the Tropic of Capricorn. The trunk, used for water storage, can swell t
HD - Yellow-tailed Black CockatooAjoutée 575 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Calyptorhynchus funereus] [taxonomy:family=Cacatuidae] A large bird with a powerful beak, useful for extracting wood boring grubs which form part of its diet. The species ranges from central Queensland to southeastern South Australia an
HD - Blue-tongue LizardAjoutée 1,931 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Tiliqua scincoides] [taxonomy:family=Scincidae] A large skink which can attain a length of 600 mm and is common in northern and eastern Australia. The lizard was being harassed by magpies who evidently perceived it as a threat.
HD - Impatiens Hawk Moth CaterpillarAjoutée 764 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Theretra oldenlandiae] [taxonomy:family=Sphingidae] A large and colourful caterpillar of a large brown moth which occurs from India to Japan to Australia via countries in between.
HD - Titan Stick InsectAjoutée 907 Vues / 0 Likes
[taxonomy:binomial=Acrophylla titan] [taxonomy:family=Phasmatidae] The Titan is Australia’s longest insect. Females can grow to 300 mm. This specimen is nowhere near as large. Stick Insects usually inhabit the rainforest canopy.