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West Australians are often referred to by those from the East as ‘Sandgropers’. Most of us have never seen a sandgroper. This unique West Australian is an insect, spending most of its time below the surface, burrowing and moving through the sand. They leave raised trails winding alongĀ as in the image. They burrow using a […]

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Wollemi Pine

Tucked away on the Northern side of the Falcon eLibrary in the City of Mandurah is one of the worlds most rarest trees. Purchased by the City to be one of Mandurah’s Significant Trees and promoting the new eLibrary at the time. The Wollemia nobilis, commonly calledĀ ‘Wollemi Pine’. Only found in The Wollemi Nation Park […]

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Sand Dollars

Belonging to the Urchin family this beautiful Sand Dollar was found on a beach in the Pilbara. In New Zealand they are called Sea Cookies. Great Pic Mrs Major and thanks for sharing that beautiful little animal with us.

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