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This first ‘Specimen of the Month’ for 2022 is the organ pipe coral (Tubipora musica). This specimen is of great significance to the...

This month’s UNE Natural History Museum’s specimen of the Month is the European Mole (Talpa europea). European moles are small burrowing or ‘fossorial’...

This month we will look at the Nine-Banded Armadillo, scientifically known as Dasypus novemcinctus. The name translates from Greek to nine-banded (novem: nine,...

This month’s specimen is the Long-nosed Bandicoot, known scientifically as Perameles nasuta. The name translates from Greek and Latin as ‘long-nosed pouched badger’...