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Category: Science

The Macquarie Street Lion

The King of the Jungle has made his way from an office in the heart of Sydney's CBD to a new 'den' in the Museum.

By: Dr Sandy Ingleby, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

The strangest tadpole?

Bearing curved black 'fangs', the tadpole of the Vampire Flying Frog Rhacophorus vampyrus from Vietnam is one of the strangest.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

Balinese Expressions # 3: Leo Haks Visit

Generous donor of Balinese Modernist Art visits Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 07 Dec 2012

This week in Fish: Farewell fish fans

Thank you to the wonderful, generous people who have contributed to the fish site during the year.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Dec 2012

Balinese Expressions #2: “Balinese Art” Book Launch

Understand Balinese art – it’s easy with this new book.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 06 Dec 2012

Interview with an Endangered Species (Timor-Leste Expedition)

What is taxonomy, why is it so important and what does the future hold for it?

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 05 Dec 2012

The Centenary of the 'Adelie Land' Meteorite

We are celebrating a very special Centenary: the finding of the first meteorite from Antarctica, on 5th December 1912.

By: Ross Pogson, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2012

This week in Fish: Superstar Sunfish

Another week of fishy fun.  Thank you everyone for your contributions.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Nov 2012

What exactly is museum science and how does it help? (Timor-Leste Expedition)

As the second and final portion of our expedition to Timor-Leste wraps up we talk about what exactly museum science is and how valuable it can be today.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 30 Nov 2012

Superstar sunfish seeks solace

After its starring role in the 2012 Deep Oceans exhibition, the large Ocean Sunfish is on its way back to the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Nov 2012