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The amazing Prickly Katydid (Phricta spinosa)

The amazing Prickly Katydid (Phricta spinosa) Within the ancient Daintree Rainforest you can find the amazing Prickly Katydid (Phricta spinosa). Also known as Giant Spiny Tree Crickets or Spiny Legged Rainforest Katydid, these beautiful insects spend the day quietly stretched out on the trunks of trees, blending perfectly with the bark and lichen. Masters of […]

Boyd’s Forest Dragon breeding season

Boyd's Forest Dragon breeding season in the Daintree

Boyd’s Forest Dragon breeding season in the Daintree Boyd’s Forest Dragon (Hypsilurus boydii) One of the most remarkable residents of the Daintree Rainforest is the beautiful Boyd’s Forest Dragon and summer is the time for the breeding season to commence. These lovely reptiles can only be found in the dense rainforests of Tropical North Queensland […]