Between 15,000 and 18,000 new species are identified each year, and about half of those being insects.
It’s cool to read or see a TV spot on a new species, but imagine how awesome it is to find one yourself.
(H/T: Daily Mail)
‘Walks like a cat, looks like a wallaby’: Viewers spot mystery bush creature on night vision camera… but what is it?
- A mystery creature has been caught on night vision camera in Sydney north
- It looks like a kangaroo or possum according to comments on the video
- Social media was divided over this issue with some claiming it is a tree kangaroo
It’s the mystery creature lurking in the bushland of Sydney – but what on earth is it?
A suspicious animal with features similar to a tree kangaroo and a cat has got social media talking after it was captured on night vision camera north of the city.
The quick glimpse of the animal sparked interest online with one woman claiming the animal looked like a ‘hybrid’.
A suspicious creature has been spotted on a night vision camera in Sydney’s north
‘Walks like a cat, looks like a wallaby,’ she said.
‘Would love to know what it is.’
Another woman claimed the animal in the video was a tree kangaroo because of the ‘swing in the hips’ but admitted she was no expert.
A fellow social media user hit-back at the claim with a quip about the location of the creature in ‘coastal NSW’.
Another said she also thought it looked like a tree kangaroo but ‘the walk didn’t look right’.
The animal stood on its hind legs as it sniffed the night air before slinking off under some nearby branches.