are there squirrels in australia

Are There Squirrels In Australia? Squirrels, family Sciuridae are represented in Australia by two introduced species, the American Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) Gmelin 1788 and the Northern Palm Squirrel (Funambulus pennantii) Wroughton 1905. Why are there no squirrels in Australia? Squirrels in Australia As for Australia, we shouldn’t have any squirrels here because they’re competition…

is opal only found in australia

Is Opal Only Found In Australia? Opal is found around the world (Brazil, Mexico, Honduras and the western US) however Australia produces 95% of the world’s precious opal and it is our official national gemstone. Why is opal only found in Australia? Perfect climate conditions in Australia are responsible for these remarkable stones. Formation of…

what was life like for vietnamese refugees coming to australia

What Was Life Like For Vietnamese Refugees Coming To Australia? Although the White Australia Policy was legally abolished in 1973 and the Racial Discrimination Act was instituted in 1975, public opinion was still not unanimously in favour of large scale resettlement rarely seen before, and many new Vietnamese-Australians faced abuse and racism. How were Vietnamese…

what is pex piping

What Is Pex Piping? All this makes PEX an excellent piping material for hot and cold water systems, especially since it is flexible and well adapted for temperatures below freezing all the way up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. PEX is easy for plumbers to install and has fewer joints, bringing your costs down. Is PEX…

what are wombats in australia

What Are Wombats In Australia? Wombats are a robust and powerful nocturnal marsupial! They are found throughout south-east Australia including Tasmania. They have strong claws, nails and teeth for digging burrows and chewing through tree roots. They are herbivorous and spend the hours of darkness grazing on grasses, shrubs and leaves. Are koalas wombats? While…