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A touch of light: totemic caterpillars

 

 

After the rain native vines, succulents and button grass carpeted the bare ground. Most prevalent of all was the sticky tar-vine, Ayepe. This important food plant would produce the greatest peak of Ayepe-arenye caterpillars I’d ever seen in Centralia. Story and photograph by MIKE GILLAM. 

Street art: life cycle of the Yeperenye in giant mural

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A stunning mural, celebrating the life cycle of the Yeperenye caterpillar, one of the sacred totems of Mparntwe, is unfolding on the long blank wall of the Yeperenye Shopping Centre.

Caterpillars as big as a mountain are starving

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Alice Springs has been described as caterpillar country but where are the caterpillars now? asks Dr FIONA WALSH in this contribution to our Rest & Reflection series.

 

UPDATE, 20 January 2017, 'Lost' 4th totemic caterpillar sighted.

So much for the 'revitalisation' of Todd Mall

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

 

As the decline of the northern end of Todd Mall continues it's instructive to look at newspaper advertising from 1968, namely the feature about Murray Neck's joining Retravision that year, writes historian Alex Nelson, of Alice Springs.

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