Search results for "long tail"

  • New Holland Mouse

    Pale grey-brown dorsal fur, light grey underparts and pale feet; tail is longer than the head-body length.

  • Northern Brown Bandicoot

    Long pointed snout, rounded ears and a short, bicoloured tail; brindled brown, black and tan above and cream underneath.

  • Eastern Whipbird

    Black head and breast, white patch on side of face, olive-green with a long tail.

  • Spangled Drongo

    Glossy black with iridescent blue-green spots, red eye and a long forked, “fish-like” tail.

  • Regent Parrot

    Large, slim, mostly yellow, long blue black tail, yellow shoulder patch, red bill.

  • White-throated Needletail

    Long curved wings, short square tail, white underneath and grey brown above.

  • Clavus of an Ocean Sunfish


  • Pink Whipray, Himantura fai Jordan & Seale, 1906

    The Pink Whipray is a large ray with a long, slender tail.  It is brownish-pink above.  The species is often seen in aggregations in shallow water.

  • Squirrel Glider


  • White-cheeked Honeyeater

    Medium size, black and white, long curved bill, bright yellow tail.

  • Splendid Fairy-wren

    The nest of the Splendid Fairy-wren is so small that the female's long tail is bent during incubation.

  • Damon the Daspletosaurus

    Meet Damon, one of 8 members of our Tyrannosaurs exhibition family.

  • Dinosaurs on the attack: bodies, teeth and claws

    All theropod dinosaurs have the same general body plan – powerful lightweight frames, two relatively long legs, stiff counter-balancing tails and sharp claws. However, they used different methods to overpower prey. By looking closely at their features, and comparing them to those of modern predators, we can detect what these methods may have been.

  • Studies in Australian fishes. No. 7


  • Dinosaurs on the attack

    The ability to overpower another animal requires a combination of strength, speed, balance and weaponry. Most theropod dinosaurs relied on such skills and assets to find food, although some appeared to have adapted to life as filter-feeders or plant-eaters - hardly conforming to the vision of theropods as fearsome hunters.