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Keeping reptiles in schools – a resource for teachers

This resource aims to increase awareness about the requirements for keeping native animals in schools. The resource also gives teachers specific advice and assistance about keeping four commonly available reptile species in their classrooms.

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'Inostrancevia' skeleton, 2009

This is a video in which Museum Victoria's Dave Pickering talks about an 'Inostrancevia' skeleton. Inostrancevia belongs to the group known as mammal-like reptiles: a group of reptiles that lived before the dinosaurs and shared some features of reptiles as well as some features of mammals. The video was made as part of ...

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Bioinformatics

This website is devoted to Victoria's indigenous butterflies, snakes, frogs, mammals and lizards.

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Who lives here?

Search a rainforest habitat in north-east Australian for clues about animals that live there. Track down hidden animals. Find clues such as animal sounds, tracks and shadows. Check species descriptions to identify which animals might live in the area. Write a survey report including observations and conclusions.

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings, often plucked to heighten tension, backs the commentary. A group of freshwater crocodiles lies basking in the sun as a hunter crawls ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings, often plucked to heighten tension, backs the commentary. Two men stretch a net across a lagoon. They drag the net down the length of ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 3

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings, often plucked to heighten tension, backs the commentary. Two men drag a net full of freshwater crocodiles ashore and begin to untangle ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 4

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. The camera follows a European and two Indigenous Australians paddling through the mangroves in ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 5

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about hunting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. The camera pans up a rope to show a man in a tree positioning a log as part of a crocodile trap, ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 6

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. A shot of two crocodile mud baths cuts to a man uncovering a crocodile nest to expose the eggs. ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 7

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about hunting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. The excerpt begins with a close-up comparison of a crocodile egg with a hen's egg. A young woman ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 8

This is a segment of a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings backs the commentary. It consists of a number of views, shot from different angles, of a saltwater crocodile struggling in a trap at the ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 9

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings backs the commentary, which tells a tale about how Indigenous Australians crossed crocodile-infested rivers. The excerpt consists of ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 10

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings backs the commentary. The segment opens with a long-shot of a trapped crocodile struggling on the end of a rope. The crocodile lifts ...

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Dismantling 'Amargasaurus cazaui' dinosaur skeleton, 2009

This 2009 video shows the dismantling and removal of the skeleton of the 'Amargasaurus cazaui', known as Margie, from the foyer of Museum Victoria in preparation for the new exhibition 'Dinosaur Walk'. The video is silent and the movement is sped up.

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'Tarbosaurus bataar', 2009

This is a video in which Museum Victoria's Brian Choo talks about what made 'Tarbosaurus bataar' a successful killer. The video was made as part of Museum Victoria's 'Dinosaur Walk' exhibition in 2009.

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Hadrosaur bone and skin fossils, 2009

This is a video in which Museum Victoria's Dave Pickering talks about the bone and skin fossils of a Hadrosaur, a duck-billed herbivorous dinosaur that belonged to the ornithopod group of dinosaurs. The video was made as part of Museum Victoria's 'Dinosaur Walk' exhibition in 2009.

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The link between dinosaurs and birds, 2009

This is a video in which Museum Victoria's Priscilla Gaff talks about the link between dinosaurs and birds. The video was made as part of Museum Victoria's 'Dinosaur Walk' exhibition in 2009.

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'Protoceratops andrewsi'

This is an image of a 'Protoceratops andrewsi' skeleton. Protoceratops was a 2-metre-long herbivore that lived 85-70 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period. Its name is pronounced 'pro-toe-ser-a-tops' and means 'first horned face'.

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'Inostrancevia alexandri'

This is an image of an 'Inostrancevia alexandri' skeleton. 'Inostrancevia belonged to the group known as mammal-like reptiles, a group of reptiles that lived before the dinosaurs and shared some features of reptiles and some features of mammals.