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bogong

(ˈbəʊˌɡɒŋ) or

bugong

n
(Animals) an edible dark-coloured Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis infusa
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John Blay, the author, with the help of others spent years rediscovering the route along which Indigenous Australians attended Bogong moth ceremonies in the high country and whale gatherings at Twofold Bay.
A study of the ecology of the adult bogong moth, Agrotis infusa (Boisd.
In the summer of 1950, Dr Ian Common began making weekly forays from his Canberra office to the granite boulders of the Brindabella Ranges, seeking clues to mass movement, ecology and lifecycle of the bogong moth.
The tiny possum is already struggling to cope with habitat destruction and fragmentation, predation by feral animals and threats to its main food source, the Bogong moth.
The Wiradjuri people of the New South Wales highlands once feasted on migrating bogong moths every spring.
He saw the deserted bark huts which the Aborigines had temporarily erected when collecting the bogong moths for their feasts.
The animals include: 1 wonderful wombat, 5 brilliant bilbies, 7 keen kangaroos through to the very unexpected 18 ripper red-back spiders and l 9 bonza bogong moths etc.
Follow Ninima and his family on their summer journey into the mountains to collect Bogong moths, and then home again to the sea.
HOWLS of protest have greeted a plan to kill off the swarms of bogong moths that have besieged Olympic Park.
Just before nine o'clock local time, with endless swarms of Bogong Moths dive-bombing from the towering floodlights, the Olympic Stadium became the temporary centre of all our universes.
Bogong moths filled the air to near plague proportions on the first three nights of the athletics competitions.
It was probably more like Canburee, the place where the local tribes met for a feast of Bogong moths.