Koalas and Ulysses

11429_01-02.tifWhen you visit Cairns there are many places you can actually have your photograph taken hugging a Koala.    This Koala is sitting amongst the eucalyptus flowers and he is looking at the irridecent blue butterfly known as the ulysses which is unique to Cairns and the Far North Queenslands peninsula.

Breakfast in the Tropics

In World Heritage Rainforest, just a few kilometers west of Cairns
this is the Scaley Breasted Lorikeet pushing his way through the clusters of native Eucalyptus flowers to get the most of his breakfast.