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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’...

Don’t be fooled (did you see what I did there?) by the beauty of the textile cone – like all cone snails, they...

These specimens are used entirely for teaching, allowing zoology students to see up close the structure of the bill of different water birds....