Tag Archives: animal adaptations

But I eat lots of carrots!

Did your mum ever tell you to eat lots of carrots because they would help you to see better in the dark? Whilst carrots and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables will help to prevent certain eye ailments, to … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Superstar in the Headlines Again

Tyrannosaurus rex (T-rex) is the superstar of the pre-historic world. The tyrant lizard king lived in the Cretaceous period about 60 million years ago (not the Jurassic period, 150 million years ago as some movies would have you believe). Everyone … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Beasties!

Federica Turco is a post-doctoral research fellow working at Queensland Museum. She and research associate, Geoff Monteith, are investigating some amazing beetles living in dark caves near Rockhampton. These beetles have been around since the Pleistocene epoch (approx 2.6 million … Continue reading

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