Latest blog entries

Islands in the sky: sampling the fauna of Coolah Tops

A recent Australian Museum Expedition to Coolah Tops found a diverse and intriguing fauna.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Mr Stephen Mahony, Dr Sandy Ingleby, Dr Harry Parnaby, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Jun 2018

Listening to mountain frogs to help inform their conservation management

How do you study a frog when it’s buried in the mud on top of a mountain covered in thick jungle and you don’t know when they are calling?

By: Liam Bolitho, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Jun 2018

Climbing in the clouds: searching for Vietnam’s rarest frogs

A survey for two Critically Endangered frog species in the mountains of northern Vietnam

By: Christopher Portway, Category: AMRI, Date: 31 May 2018

Calling all frog calls…again and again!

We need you to record your local frogs with FrogID on a regular basis- nightly, weeky or as often as you can!

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 May 2018

A jellyfish out of the box

An unexpected encounter with a box jellyfish in Lake Macquarie

By: Claire Rowe, Dr Stephen Keable, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 May 2018

To share or not to share geographical space?

Exploring why, where and when lizard and snake species coexist.

By: Dr Laura Alencar, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 May 2018

Fish dry, birds fly

A joint Ichthyology and Ornithology excursion to Coolah Tops helps fill in gaps in both collections.

By: Amanda Hay, Sally Reader, Leah Tsang, Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 May 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Deborah Bird Rose

In this podcast, Deborah Bird Rose (UNSW) examines how humans, animals and the landscape intersect in the face of environmental crisis.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 May 2018

The food of frogs in a tropical forest

What do frogs eat in the wild? Everything that moves? Or are they more picky?

By: Le Thi Thuy Duong, Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 03 May 2018

Treasures podcast ep 8: Life in the freezer

In our final episode, Charles and Kim uncover the stories behind objects used in Sir Douglas Mawson's Antarctic expeditions. 

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 May 2018