BLUE BOTTLE STINGS

BLUE BOTTLE STINGS

Posted on 13 December by Carl in Animals other than Birds and Mammals

This article is addressed to parents and grandparents who take their children to the beach. If those children get stung by blue-bottles it may turn a happy outing sour. Always to take a blue-bottle sting remedy just in-case. The remedy can be packed in the beach bag along with the towels, sarmies and suntan lotion. In emergency : a plant "a fygie" Carpobrotus which can be used to sooth the stings. It has been planted at the Life Savers "shack" for your convenience.



Chambered & Paper Nautilus

Chambered & Paper Nautilus

Posted on 29 July by Carl Vernon in Animals other than Birds and Mammals

Given their rarity as treasures to be found on the beach, both chambered nautilus and paper nautilus are collectors' items. While many beach-combers have collected them, there is a paucity of information recording date and place where specimens have been found. The biology of nautiloids, pelagic animals living in tropical oceans, is not well known.