Rarely seen in the wild we went to a Tasmanian devil rescue center where they had a number in open pens where they could be cared for and kept from hopefully catching a facial cancer which is destroying the population. #Tasmania
Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish - Astacopsis gouldi - This crayfish is the world's largest freshwater invertebrate. In the past, individuals of over 11 lbs and over 31" have been known, but individuals over 4.4 lbs are rare. Due to habitat loss & over fishing, it has unfortunately become an endangered species
proteas and native flowers grown fresh in beautiful south-eastern tasmania
The story of the 72,000 convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land from 1803 to 1853, and the colony they built. To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth. In Tasmania's Convicts Alison Alexander tells the history of the men and women transported to what became one of Britain's most notorious convict colonies.