corky was born with backward legs and was going to be euthanized. fortunately, he got help and received corrective surgery. he's 8 months old and can now walk like a champ. he has a facebook page if you wish to know more.
Melaleuca thymifolia, known as the thyme honey-myrtle is a common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges. Growing on sandstone or clay based soils. A fragrant shrub around 1 metre high, with corky bark and slender wiry stems. This plant is often noticed in spring, with attractive violet or purple flowers with feathery claws