Category Archives: Discovery Centre

Proud Parents at QM

Last week some of our Giant Burrowing Cockroaches gave birth so we are proud parents here at Queensland Museum. Giant Burrowing Cockroaches are insects classified in the Phylum Arthropoda, Order Blattodea. They are native to Australia and found mostly in tropical … Continue reading

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Inquiry Centre Challenge

We have lots of skulls, beaks, bones and teeth in the Inquiry Centre at Queensland Museum South Bank. Often we devise some activities for our visitors such as: Can you pick which animal these bones belong to? The selection includes … Continue reading

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Fantastic Phasmids

The term ‘phasmids’ (pronounced fas-mids), is just another name for the group of insects we commonly call stick insects. These amazing creatures are so well-camouflaged that they are very difficult to see amongst foliage. The Goliath Stick insect (Eurycnema goliath) … Continue reading

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