Specimen of the month

The Neoceratodus forsteri Australian Lungfish 39 is one of only six lungfish species in the world, and exists amongst stagnant or slow moving streams along the Burnett and Mary River systems in Queensland, Australia. It can grow to ~1.5 m in length and weigh ~40...

Petauroides volans Southern Greater Gliders are one of five gliding possum species found in the New England region; the other four are Petaurus australis Yellow-bellied Glider, Acrobates pygmaeus Feather-tailed Glider, Petaurus breviceps Sugar Glider 5 (above) and Petaurus norfolcensis Squirrel Glider....

This Noisy Miner is part of a colour-banded population monitored by UNE researchers near Armidale. By using different combinations on individuals, researchers can identify specific birds from afar without needing to recapture them....

The Chlamydosaurus kingii Frilled-neck Lizard is one of Australia’s most spectacular dragon lizards. This large dragon inhabits tropical woodlands in northern and eastern Australia and New Guinea. Frilled-neck Lizards eat insects, and they hunt by perching 1 - 2 m above the ground on standing...