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National Insect Collection virtual tour News

by David, 1 April 2021 | 1 comments

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Australia has some of the coolest, cutest and strangest animals in the world. It’s not all kangaroos, crocodiles and cassowaries, though – our insects are amazing too!

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The buzz on Asian Giant Hornets News

by David, 21 May 2020 | 1 comments

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By Andrea Wild Are killer hornets really on the loose in North America? Asian Giant Hornets are a species of wasp, Vespa mandarinia. They normally live in Japan, China and Southeast Asia. But late last year they arrived in Canada and the USA, probably inside a shipping container. It only takes one hornet to start…

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