Penny Whitehouse
  • Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Australia
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Wildlife Education Officer
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I'm a mother of three girls and a Wildlife Education Officer. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science - Wildlife Biology and a Grad. Diploma of Education-Early Years. I have a blog that encourages you to bring nature play into your children’s lives, to get outside and explore the natural world as a family and, as a parent, find peace and inspiration in nature yourself.
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Wildlife Exploration: Hunting for Antlions

When­ever I men­tion my child­hood escapades of hunt­ing for antlions, many peo­ple respond, “What? You hunted for a line of ants?” I’m always sur­prised at how many peo­ple don’t know about them.


So, you don’t know what an antlion is? Antlions are ani­mals; in fact, they are the lar­vae stage of a damsel fly, and observ­ing them is a great wildlife explo­ration activ­ity for of all ages. Hunt­ing for antlions can be fas­ci­nat­ing and by tak­ing the time to watch them you can…


Posted on August 2, 2011 at 8:31pm

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At 1:47pm on August 2, 2011, Suz Lipman said…
Hi Penny, Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home -- wonderful that you found the Natural Teachers Network. I hope you'll share your activities, ideas, blogs and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. Hope to see you here again soon. Cheers!

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