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Category: At The Museum

Just a little closer: little frog uses toes to attract prey

 First record of prey luring in an Australian frog has been captured on video.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jun 2014

Croc Swap

Recently we swapped two young Freshwater Crocodiles, Crocodylus johnstoni, for two new hatchling crocodiles in Surviving Australia.

By: Lachlan Manning, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Jun 2014

Keeping and Breeding Egyptian Beetles, Blaps polychresta

For the past few years the Australian Museum has bred this amazing beetle. This has required trying new ideas and a few little changes.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Jun 2014

National Volunteers Week: a very satisfying week’s work!

A chance to say thank you to all the Museum's wonderful volunteers.

By: Isobel Kindley, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

A new home for Homo floriensis

A very famous (replica) skeleton of an extinct species of early humans is now on display. Here's the story of its construction.

By: David Teer, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

Perfecting the portfolio (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

An interview with Connor Stefanison, winner of the Eric Hosking Portfolio Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2014

The Gentle Giant (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The winner of the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 14-year-old Udayan Rao Pawar, shares the story of his captivating image.

By: Udayan Rao Pawar, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 May 2014

Hook, Line & Sinking (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The story of how this image (that's been generating a lot of second looks and questions at our exhibition) was taken.

By: Justin Gilligan, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Elephant X-factor (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

African wildlife photographer, Greg Du Toit, reveals the story behind his winning image in our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

By: Greg du Toit, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Apr 2014

members message explore 36-1

The Museum has some wonderful experiences and benefits coming up for Members.

By: Serena Todd, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Mar 2014