Monthly Animal Fact – The Jesus Bird

Ed’s Note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

During my recent trip to Darwin I came across these awesome little birds and fell in love with them.

The Comb Crested Jacana is also known as the Lotusbird or the Jesus Bird, as it appears to walk on water.

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Monthly Animal Fact – The Antechinus

Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

It’s a day late but here is January’s animal fact….and it’s an Australian one.

Okay, these little guys are awesome. Perhaps not many people know about the antechinus. The antechinus is a tiny little marsupial native to Australia. They are super cute, but take it from me (personal experience) they bite!  Continue reading