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Scavengers of the seas: Waldeckia

These little-known crustaceans reign supreme in keeping our seas clean!

By: Dr Jim Lowry, Category: Science, Date: 28 Apr 2014

Teachers advise us

Our Lifelong Learning department's first advisory meeting.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 Apr 2014

Taxidermy Tetris

How does our Materials Conservation team move enormous rhinoceros specimens? On giant skateboards of course!

By: Kate Jones, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Apr 2014

U-haul Gorillas - Packing Primates for a Big Move

We've been busy packing up large animal specimens at our storage facility in Alexandria, which we’re closing down...

By: Kate Jones, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Apr 2014

The mysterious possum of the Kimberley

New data resolves one scaly-tailed possum mystery but uncovers another...

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 4 – The scene that met them

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2014

What's it like to win a Eureka Prize?

Filmmaker Brandon Gifford visited us recently to share his winning experiences and offer some tips for creating a top entry.

By: Brandon Gifford, Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 3 - The cleanup begins

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 2 - The aftermath

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 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