The Strand Motel
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... his daily cuddles with the visitors and became ill; he was off his food. The keepers took him to the vets as he lost a lot of weight, but after numerous tests the vet couldn't work out what was wrong with him. 3 months later the park opened but his keeper decided as he wasn't well enough to do his show. Tonka was still missing out on his cuddles. After a show one day, the keeper noticed he was desperate to come out, so decided to give Tonka a try, and ...
... Chanel no.5 but perfume like. I thought they had been washed with some sort of fancy shampoo, but the scent they give off is to attract a mate and also mark their territory. - Fur is more like touching a big soft Afro than hair. It's warm and squishy! (Not quite sure I could hide a remote control in his hair though Jazzy Jeff!) We finally got to hold a koala and the one we made friends with was a 2 year old male koala called Thor (like the marvel comic ...
... realize that no, it's just sweat rolling down your back. I encountered my first kangaroo and was actually surprised at his small stature. He was mildly interested in the grain I shoved in his face but the geese and ducks were supper pumped to see me spilling grain from my fingers. We saw a couple of cassowary, birds slightly smaller than ostriches with bright blue heads, adorable koalas and a heart melting wombat. We even got to pet Ray Charles, a blind and super soft koala! We saw ...
... of eucalyptus. By the time he'd been cuddled around the group and got to me he was seriously ****** off. Lulling me into a false sense of security he playfully licked by chest before taking a bite. He didn't break the skin so no chlamydia test required. Their collection of koalas slept in their enclosures - one with a tiny baby clinging to her back. We learnt that, when threatened marsupials have the ability to eject their young from their pouches as an alternative meal for their ...
Up early as we intend to go up to
Paluma, Mount Spec National Park which is about 100k's away. As I
would need plenty of energy to do all the walks today it was Fruit
Loops for breakfast.
It was easy going up to the last 18km
which is very similar to Maquarie Pass just a lot longer. About ½
way along we stopped of at Little Crystal Creek where Michelle was
happy with the birds while I tracked down a cache. ...
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