Den (dewhitton) wrote,

Rescue Phones

Once again I am on rescue phones. Today's calls:

1) 2m long eastern brown snake sunning herself on the caller's back steps

2) injured galah

3) Bees.

"Are they native bees?" I asked

"Er. I don't know. They look like the sort that sting," she said.

Non-native bees, then. I gave her the phone numbers of all the local bee keepers and wished her good luck. Native bees are small, black and stingless, so raiding the nest is easy.

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