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Awe-inspiring invertebrates

May 14, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Over 95% of all animals on the earth are invertebrates of one form or another, so it’s not surprising that we are finding plenty of fascinating invertebrates in this remote corner of the Northern Territory, just north-west of Timber Creek.…
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Action stations at Bradshaw Bush Blitz

May 10, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Fifteen scientists got straight into action on day one in the Northern Territory, after being generously welcomed by the Nungaili/Ngaliwurru People. We greatly appreciate the Traditional Owners sharing their country. Big thanks also to the Department of Defence for allowing…
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A day in the outdoor office

March 24, 2017 by Bush Blitz
One day, the team from the Quinkan Bush Blitz made plant collections on a traverse from the top of this sandstone plateau through a rainforest gully and emerged onto the flats of the upper Mosman River. The view from the…
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Up close and personal with Quinkan critters

March 20, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Spider expert, Dr Robert Raven, had to think like a tarantula to catch this specimen. If you think you're brave enough, check out this close-up footage of a few of the critters that he and other scientists have found on the…
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More visitors to the Quinkan lab

March 16, 2017 by Bush Blitz
A day after our school visit, the Quinkan Bush Blitz lab was thrown open to the community to share our work and finds so far. More than thirty locals enjoyed a sumptuous barbecue at the Laura Roadhouse, chatting with the scientists…
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Bush Blitz scientists go back to school

March 15, 2017 by Bush Blitz
See how our scientists go when they are asked to go - "back to school". Nine Laura State School students and three teaching staff shared their wonder for nature, hunger for learning and contagious enthusiasm with the Bush Blitz scientists during…
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