Category: Wildlife in PNG


Crocodiles: Chips MacKellar

(Published in Una Voce, March 1998, p. 7, and in Tales of Papua New Guinea, p. 131) Malcolm (Chips) MacKellar 1953-1955 CPO Daru and Lake Murray (Western District) 1955-1956 P.O. Mount Hagen (Western Highlands...



In my early years in PNG, I had such horrible experiences with crocodiles that, to this day, memories of these experiences still survive to haunt me. And I warn you too, that if horror...


The crocodiles of Lake Murray

Lake Murray is a Shangri-la for crocodiles and water snakes. Fish and freshwater turtles abounded too when I was there in the early 50s, and the local Suki people lived well on fresh food...