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What you said about Birds of Paradise

This is what some of you had to say about the Rituals of Seduction: Birds of Paradise exhibition, from a selection of the results of 250 exit surveys.

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jul 2011

Pacific Leaping Blenny doing its thing

Last week we added a fantastic image of a Pacific Leaping Blenny, Alticus arnoldorum. This slow-motion video shows how the fish 'takes to the air'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jun 2011

Why you came to Jurassic Lounge

What brought you to the first season of Jurassic Lounge? Nearly a thousand of you told us why!

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Jun 2011

Diprotodon resources

Share information on Diprotdons with your students or other teachers with one simple link.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 26 Jun 2011

Bugwise resources

Share information on Bugwise with your students or other teachers with one simple link.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 26 Jun 2011

Linkasaurus #8

Can museums make cities smarter? Can iPads make meetings better? And can climate scientists rap? Linkasaurus is back, everyone...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2011

This week in Fish: Pacific Leaping Blenny

This week we feature the incredible Pacific Leaping Blenny and show movie footage of a very lively Spikefin Goby in an aquarium.  We farewell Justine our 'metal tag worker' and ask the question "Why don't anemonefishes get stung?".

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jun 2011

'Splendidly stuffed'

The Australian Museum purchased three crocodiles in 1879. The first came to the Museum in July from showman William Cash.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2011

Spikefin Goby, Discordipinna griessingeri

This embedded video shows a Spikefin Goby in an aquarium.  The species was described in 1978 by Hoese and Fourmanoir.  The standard Australian name for the species is Spikefin Goby not Flaming Prawn Goby as written on the video frame.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jun 2011

Huge Oarfish in the shallows

This embedded video shows rare footage of a large Oarfish in shallow coastal water in California.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jun 2011