Discover Documentary: Conservation
From wedding dresses to meteorites, our Conservation team protect and preserve over 17 million objects in Museums Victoria's collection. This episode of Discover takes a look at how they do it!
Northern exposure: fossils of a southern whale found for the first time in the north
A totally unexpected discovery.
Ancient whales had more bite than today’s gentle giants
The cutting edge of whale evolution
Discover Documentary: Prehistoric marine mammals
What creatures swam in Australia's oceans millions of years ago? In this episode of Discover, palaeontologists Dr Erich Fitzgerald and Tim Ziegler explain how they find and prepare the fossils which are revealing the secrets of Victoria's prehistoric marine mammals.
Meet the skeletons from Melbourne Museum's Dinosaur Walk exhibition and learn amazing facts about these prehistoric animals.
600 Million Years
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
The Cape Paterson Claw Theropoda
This claw - the first dinosaur bone found in Victoria - is commonly known as "the Cape Paterson Claw".
Australia’s megafauna were unique, and included giant marsupials, huge flightless birds and giant reptiles.
600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves
How did life on Earth come to be the way it is and what happened in our part of the world?
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
Fossilised eggs of a Sauropod
Fossilised skin impression of a Hadrosaur
Prehistoric Marine Life in Australia's Inland Sea
Prehistoric GiantsThe megafauna of Australia
Small(er) is beautiful
Megafaunal giants…in miniature
Whale vs shark
Evidence of shark bite 24 million years ago.
A tooth fossil showing markings which appear to be man-made.