Nan and Walt's 1999 - 2000 Sabbatical
Report #10, May 10, 2000 - Part IIa

Although Australia has many animals that are not native to anywhere else in the world, we have seen nothing alive in the wild other than the lorikeet.  They make a lot of noise in the morning outside our apartment and flock by the thousands to Cottlesloe Beach at sunset each evening.

The crows, while looking like American crows, make the strangest, indescribable cawing sounds. Very weird and very sick sounding!

The only kangaroo we saw was roadkill!  :-(  So, we decided to visit some places that were guaranteed to have native animals:

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Nan C. Schaller
Rochester Institute of Technology
Computer Science Department
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Rochester, NY 14623-5608
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12 May 2000