Discover the astonishing variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, marine life and more in the Australian Museum collections.
Sundiamonds of Life
~See the beautiful things in life. Only by slowing down do we make time for each other. Only by stopping long enough to observe our surrowndings, do we bring shape and meaning to our lives~~All the...
5 Giant Cryptids from Around the World | Mysterious Universe
Though cryptids like atmospheric beasts and sheepsquatch are fantastical creatures unlike any known animals, some cryptids are merely super-sized versions of existing species. Name an animal or insect and chances are good that someone, somewhere (or several people in numerous locations) claim enormous versions of the creature exist. With that in mind, here are five... Read more »
Animal Wildlife | Numbat | The numbat is a small-sized marsupial that is found in Western Australia. The numbat has long, colourful fur and despite being a marsupial, the female numbat does not have a pouch on her belly.The numbat was once found across Southern Australia, but today the numbat is considered to be an endangered species as there are only a few small numbat colonies found in Western Australia today. It has been estimated that there are only 1,500 numbat individuals left in the…
Education Resources - Australian Koala Foundation
Learn about Koalas Koalas mean so much to the world. Even the hardest human heart melts when it comes into close contact with them – especially in the wild. In conservation terms, the Koala is a ‘flagship’ species for other lesser-known parts of the ecosystem. The Koala’s struggle tells us that the bush is in […]
GREAT BOWER BIRD lives northern Australia By Dimity Bambrick. They live from Broome in Western Australia to Mackay in Queensland, he attracts his girl to his bower made of sticks to mate and she nests in a sparse cup in the fork of a tree and lays 2 buff eggs, they grow from 32-35cm.
The Australian Ringneck (Barbardius zonarius) is a parrot native to Australia. Except for extreme tropical and highland areas, the species has adapted to all conditions.