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This week in fish: Dawkinsia and new Lates

So much has happened, so many fishes added! Dawkinsia and new Lates have to take pride of place. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jul 2012

Barramundi finds two new siblings

Two new species of Barramundi have recently been named by Australian Museum Research Associates Rohan Pethiyagoda and Anthony Gill.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jul 2012

Our Dino in China: Two More Museums

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock reports from two other museums: the National Museum and the Beijing National Science Museum.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Jul 2012

From the Collection: Bigeye Sixgill shark

An interview with Dr Sally Reader about this Bigeye Sixgill Shark which was recently added to the collection.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2012

Timor-Leste Expedition 2012

We are conducting an expedition to study the land and marine fauna of Timor Leste. 

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2012

Fashion Less Waste Parade this Thursday

Teacher night at the Australian Museum is on this Thursday 26th July.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 Jul 2012

Our Dino in China: The Pied Piper of Puppets

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock reports on the huge stir Winny caused on her first day in the Museum.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Jul 2012

Our Dino in China: Flying Cretaceous Class

Our puppet dinosaur, Winny the Muttaburrasaurus, is on a mission to the Beijing Museum of Natural History. Dino Operator and Visitor Events Co-ordinator David Bock describes the flight over.

By: Mr David Bock, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Jul 2012

Niue's Only Endemic Butterfly Discovered by Museum Researcher

A Q&A with Australian Museum research associate, Rob Lachlan, the discoverer of a very rare species that will soon be the national butterfly of Niue (and feature on a special run of postage stamps!).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2012

Climate Change: The multifaceted phenomenon

The changes in the natural environment are coupled with significant social, economic and political changes.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Jul 2012