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AMplify: Episode 2, Dr Chris Reid

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Apr 2016

Curiosity about the natural world led Entomologist Dr Chris Reid to a museum job at age 12, kicking off a lifetime of research

Kim McKay interviews entomologist Chris Reid

Kim McKay interviews entomologist Chris Reid
Photographer: Megan Lawrence © Australian Museum

In this episode, AM Executive Director and CEO Kim McKay chats with Chris about the decline of Christmas beetles, studying leeches in an igloo on Lord Howe Island, and the 6.5 million insect species held in the AM collection.

"I love beetles but I prefer The Stones. Maybe I should have been a geologist."  

 

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