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The tadpole of a very rare toad revealed

The tadpole of the rare and highly threatened Sterling’s Toothed Toad has remained a mystery, until now.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 06 Jun 2017

1890s: Charles Hedley - upstart colonial?

 It could have all gone horribly wrong....

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jun 2017

Loopy or what?

Another bizarre creature identified by our experts in Search and Discover. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jun 2017

New species of Leaf-litter Frog discovered from Vietnam

A small, zig-zag striped frog has just been discovered in Vietnam

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Jun 2017

Spiders that look like ants

AM scientists have discovered two new species of ant-mimic spiders that gain their ant-like appearance in a most unusual way.

By: Dr Helen Smith, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Jun 2017

Where have all the spiders gone?

Dreading winter? Just be glad you're not a spider. 

By: Martyn Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 May 2017

In search of undescribed species in northern Australia

Bush Blitz uncovers the remarkable diversity of amphibians and reptiles that call Bradshaw Field Training area home.

By: Mr Stephen Mahony, Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 May 2017

1880s: Where it all began - AM's long history with Lord Howe Island

This year, Museum scientists revisted the site where its first scientific field survey was conducted 130 years ago — Lord Howe Island.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 May 2017

AMplify ep 32: Gillian Scott

CEO Kim McKay chats Egyptology, spiders and traveling the world with Gillian Scott, AM's Manager, Exhibitions.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 May 2017

Anthropology for the People

Beyond racial classification and exclusion.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 23 May 2017