desert wildlife

Photographing Australia’s desert reptiles

Wildlife

In the upcoming issue of Australian Geographic photographers Ross McGibbon and Tim Squires search for one of the world’s most dangerous snakes: the western desert taipan. But they managed to photographic some of our favourite desert reptiles along the way.

Surviving in the desert

Adventure

Aboriginal people across Australia have employed a number of common strategies to help them survive in some of the planet’s most arid environments.