With the exception of one of the 12 camera traps, which revealed a faulty data card, January 2020 captured 118 cassowaries, 166 feral pigs and 8 dingoes. Comparing the month of December 2019, there were 92 more cassowary sightings, 28 more feral pigs and 18 fewer dingo sightings. Of the 13 cassowary chicks that hatched out this latest breeding period, only 2 appear to
The Management Committee of Daintree Rainforest Foundation Ltd., has decided to rationalise data collection into alignment with the months of the year. So the first fortnight will be set aside and the reporting will begin with December, 2019 and then, January 2020. etc. For the entire month of December 2019, 26 cassowaries, 26 Dingoes and 138-feral pigs were photographed.
Daintree Rainforest Foundation, in conjunction with Daintree Rainforest P/L, has committed to a long term data collection process through the installation of a dozen camera traps placed strategically throughout the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest. The first month captured 29 cassowaries, 67 feral-pigs and 17 dingoes. Other species of organism have also been captured by the camera traps, like the Boyd's Forest Dragon on the skinny
Seven Worlds - One Planet The first episode of Sir David Attenborough’s new series commenced in the heart of the world’s longest surviving rainforest. Here, Big Bertha, Grand Dame of Cassowaries, reigns supreme. She is almost 2-metres in height when she pumps herself up to her full height to impress or to defend her domain. The vision of stately old-growth rainforest of
Beauty, utility and vitality may characterise an individual organism and extend to its community of life greater importance within an ecosystem context, but in every circumstance the appraisal is anthropogenic. Where attraction between members of the same species is a refined biological necessity, a greater good