The Chocolate Easter Bilby: A lesson in Australian Wildlife
When I first came to Australia and Easter came around, I got quite a shock. People do not colour easter eggs, but they do have like 2 extra holidays that we don’t get overseas. They also east shitloads of chocolate. Hooray! Also, something I wasn’t prepared for was this:
The Chocolate Easter Bilby
My inital reaction went something like this:
Its a chocolate easter bunny! Thanks! Wait a sec, this doesnt quite look like a bunny…I think they messed this one up, can I get another one?!
Its a what???
A Bilby?? Are you sure? I dont think thats an animal, haha, umm OK.
So, it turns out a Bilby is a real animal, not to be confused with any of these other Australian wonders:
Now the next time you visit Australia during Easter, you will be fully prepared when someone hands you a Bilby.