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This is a Kings Park story about food choices and tummy troubles.

Tummy troubles coming up in today’s Zippy story.View image slideshow

In today’s Zippy story, Kooyar Motorbike frog  tricks Wardong Raven's babies into doing something very naughty.

Listen to this Kings Park story written by Nandi and Sally, adapted by Charlotte, and narrated by Louise and then have a go at our fun activity below!

Audio transcript

Animal foods at your house

What bush foods do you think animals eat? Can you see any bush foods outside your house?

Look for fruits and nuts on shrubs or trees. Nectar in flowers or soft chewy green leaves.

What’s hiding under some bark? A tasty grub or maybe a little insect like a slater? Are there flies buzzing around or maybe some pesky mosquitoes?

All these fruits, nuts and insects are a source of healthy food for animals.

Download the pdfWardong Colour In Sheet and follow the instructions.

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Kooyar Motorbike frog Wardong and his family watched the people having picnics in Naturescape. The young Ravens swooped down, tore the packets open and started scoffing at the scraps. That night back in Naturescape, the baby Ravens rolled around crying in their nest. The Raven family stayed in the Kings Park bushland the next day and ate bush tucker. Wardong Raven and rubbish

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