Bandicoots are unique to Australia, and are a protected species , as their numbers are in decline, but here , on the northern beaches, they seem to be doing OK, lot of early settlers mistook them fore big bush rats, because of their tail and long nose, but they most certainly are no rat
Surf's a bit wind blown, so I went for a little walk around the rocks at North Whale beach, it's where I did a shoot with Yvette last year, so I though I'd go check it out a bit more in detail to possibly do a shoot here again
That's a breadstick that I'm feeding the possum, this one was really tame and let me pat him on the back, which you have to be very carefull with as they have extremely sharp claws for climbing trees, and could easily cut my arm to bits, but the temptation was to strong, as I find them to be such a cute animal.When I had my house in Palm beach, on a warm night I had all the windows open, and the glass sliding doors, I would be laying on the floor, and a possum with it's kid would come inside , and walk right up to me sniffing madly for any bits of food . I feel that both my dad and I have a way with wild animals
I mean, to play with words , is sending out misleading information. Think a bout it, a surge, then look at the numbers, sounds more like escalation then doesn't it. But to "escalate " a war, would not sound well for the government, so they call it a surge
I don't need to be reminded of all the evils he is accused off, but we need to remember that he was in very tight with the then defense secretary, the white house and pentagon in the late 70 's and early 80's. So if he goes , so does a lot of unanswered questions from the going on in that period ( how convenient for some ) Plus , as this New York time article points out, does it really solve anything in the current situation ?