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Category: Science

How can you tell a male from a female frog?

It's often tricky to tell whether a frog is male or female, but these tips should help.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 23 Feb 2015

What has long pointy teeth and a slingshot mouth?

A Goblin Shark, that’s what; and the Australian Museum is delighted to have received a fine specimen in the last few days.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Feb 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Evicted Music

Goodbye Sydney University - Gamelan orchestra finds a new home.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2015

Stars of the Sydney sea shine

Seastars are beautiful and important animals. The Australian Museum collection is being used to help identify those of the Sydney region.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Simply slugs

Among the most beautiful of all molluscs, what did we find in French Polynesia?

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Found among offsite storage

A world record Lotoria armata — one of the rarest shells on earth.

By: Dennis Sargent, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Ambitious Alignments in our Stores

Researching art at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Feb 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Journey of Prince Mursada

Story embedded in Javanese tradition.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 12 Feb 2015

Flying Visit from Tokyo

Putting heads together in the Japanese collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Melanesia – a bird’s-eye view

A mosaic of hair-styles, colours, languages and blurry boundaries.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Feb 2015