Posted by: travelrat | January 11, 2012

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: Video

Brisbane: 26th August 2010

‘In this cage, ladies and gentlemen, we have the Oozlum Bird. When agitated, it flies around in ever-decreasing circles at ever-increasing velocity until it finally disappears … etc. etc.’

If you’ve waited a week to see the images of Barak, the platypus, here he is. That’s an advantage of video; any written description of a visit to a zoo or animal park tends, if you’re not very careful, to sound like a primary school kid’s essay on a visit to the zoo.

So, I shall say no more, and just invite you to sit back and enjoy.


  1. Hi Keith,
    A great video, I had to smile when I saw the Kookaburra, we have a new baby kookaburra in our neighbourhood, and every morning he has a few words to say or I should say laughs. When I was growing up my Mum used to say to me the kookaburras are laughing again. 😀

    • Sorry I hit post before I was ready Duh!
      For anyone that is interested you can hear the sound of the Kookaburra here on one of our Government web sites.

  2. Great to hear the didge. The koalas are sooooo cute. I’ve never actually seen a scrub turkey. They get right in there, don’t they? The emu was magnificent!

  3. […] when I wake up. What inspired me to do this kookaburra post was a post I read on another blog. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: Video, was a post Travelrat did, (check it out, he even has his own video on the sanctuary) this […]

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