Lobster Tales

#5 Inside the Mountain – online at FortySouth Tasmania

An adventure on and inside kunanyi to find minuscule mountain shrimp and Tasmania’s largest spider.

Tasmania 40ºSouth Magazine, Issue 100, Autumn 2021

Tasmanian cave spider (Hickmania troglodytes). Photo Terry Mulhern

Lobsters, Chudleigh and the Black War

Tasmania 40ºSouth Magazine, Issue 99, Summer 2020/21

The frontier west of Launceston, c1823. Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office

Read about reading about lobsters in Tasmanian literature

Tasmania 40ºSouth Magazine, Issue 98, Spring 2020

John Batman. Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office

The Lobster unlocks the backrooms of Melbourne Museum

Tasmania 40ºSouth Magazine, Issue 97, Winter 2020

Australian Women’s Weekly, Saturday, June 17, 1939, page 46

John Helder Wedge catches and eats the lobster. But that’s not all he captures on this expedition.

Tasmania 40ºSouth Magazine, Issue 96, Autumn 2020

Frontispiece from John Helder Wedge’s 1828 diary. State Library of New South Wales