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Category: At The Museum

Tyrannosaurs Timelapse: Articulation of a Dinosaur

A row of huge timber boxes from Canada, sitting at the back of our cavernous Gallery One, was the first sign that the beginning was nigh.

By: Stuart Humphreys, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Nov 2013

An announcement from our Director

All good things come to an end, as they say.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 10 Oct 2013

When Mandy the Malacologist was Mobbed

Dr Mandy Reid recounts her first experience working in our Show & Tell room at Jurassic Lounge.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Oct 2013

A Night at the Museum

Our Foundation’s Food for Thought gala dinner was a huge success, raising nearly $70,000 to support our research into wildlife genetics.

By: Juliet Gauchat, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jun 2013

Supercroc Spruce-up

We had to give our Supercroc a makeover before we could send him out on tour.

By: Michael Hugill, Tina Mansson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Jun 2013

Wildlife detectives

How does Australia protect its biodiversity from the illegal import of exotic species?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Why do we collect?

Why do Museums have natural history collections? What would happen if we didn’t have them?

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Grey-headed Flying Foxes in peril

The poor Grey-headed Flying Fox has been much maligned...

By: Deborah White, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2013

Spiders Seek Spiders for Dinners, Lunches and Breakfasts

Believe it or not, our jumping spiders only eat other spiders. Can you help us feed them?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2013

Telling stories

People usually assume that museums are primarily collections of objects, but they are not, says Director Frank Howarth.
 

By: Frank Howarth, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Mar 2013