When is a creature extinct?
And does this dragon still exist?
8 myths about snakes
Some common misconceptions, and what you can do to keep snakes out of your yard.
Pale-flecked Garden Sunskink
A small skink with a grey-brown to bronze back and striped sides.
Venoms & antivenoms at Museum Victoria
Through necessity, Australia is a world leader in venom and antivenom research.
Discover Documentary: Biobank
Discover the Ian Potter Australian Wildlife Biobank: a state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen storage facility containing tissue, venom, and even live cells.
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.
Wild: Amazing animals in a changing world
Found out more about the Wild: Amazing animals in a changing world exhibition at Melbourne Museum, which features more than 750 animals from around the world.
The first taipan to be milked for venom
Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.
Has a light grey to red-brown body and pale white-yellow to pink-orange underneath.
A legless lizard
Tiger Snakes are variable in colour, ranging from light grey to blackish brown.
Blue-tongues have large heads, long bodies and short legs and toes.
Field Guide app to Victorian Fauna
National Field Guide apps
Wildlife Field Guide app to Gippsland Lakes
Field Guide to the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape
The science of poo
Poo is truly fascinating stuff.
Small(er) is beautiful
Megafaunal giants…in miniature
Interview with Auntie Veronica Barnett
Museums Victoria staff member Auntie Veronica shares her story with archivist Nik Mcgrath.