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Creating Memories

I need to recap our trip! Late last month, our family had the incredible opportunity to fly to tropical northern Queensland for a weeklong family vacation. 3,516 more words

Cape Tribulation - Daintree National Park

I’ll add photos and another video or two later, but I wanted to get this video up for everyone to see as soon as possible. We saw a cassowary! 191 more words

A Journey Back in Time - the Australian Tropics

When planning our adventure, the thought of visiting a rainforest in Australia never crossed my mind. My original impressions of the country included sunny beaches, unusual animals, the barren Outback, a few interesting cities and of course, the Great Barrier Reef. 459 more words


The Bone Dagger Discovery

Written by Anna Hiller, Curatorial Assistant

A few weeks ago Carla Cicero (Staff Curator of Birds) and I pulled a Cassowary skeleton (Casuarius bennetti hecki) to send a humerus to a researcher for sectioning. 363 more words

MVZ Collections

Signs of Wildlife in Australia

When out on the road, I love keeping an eye out for unexpected wildlife signs.  There’s just something about the anticipation it builds as you become more alert in your chances of spotting a wild emu in the passing side brush or distant kangaroos, perhaps.  80 more words


A trip to Australia- wildlife

There are so many wonderful creatures in this country- some I wanted to meet, some I was happy to avoid! Steve found crocodiles and red bellied black snakes on a day at the golf course- but that’s his story to tell! 334 more words

Travelling To Other Places

Lake and Finn's favorites

Lake and Finn have been having fun on our journey seeing wildlife, playing games, and seeing the stars- something that is definitely not available unless you are miles from Brooklyn :) 226 more words

Camping Life