Posts tagged with natural history

  1. Wombat, wombach, whom-batt wonder: early scientific ‘trafficking’ of marsupalia to Europe

    The unique fauna of Australia intrigued, bemused and excited the imagination of their European ‘discovers’ from the moment of the first animal sightings in the late …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/12/13/wombat-wombach-whom-batt-wonder-early-scientific-trafficking-of-marsupalia-to-europe

  2. Another Tale of Peter Rabbit: celebrating the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter with some lesser known stories of a remarkable artist and writer

    On 28th July 2016 we celebrate 150 years since the birth of the gifted children’s illustrator and writer, Helen Beatrix Potter in 1866. She was known …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/07/28/another-tale-of-peter-rabbit-celebrating-the-150th-birthday-of-beatrix-potter-with-some-lesser-known-stories-of-a-remarkable-artist-and-writer