Curator, Natural Science
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Love in the Leaf Litter
The team's top acquisitions.
Our second installment from 2019
One of OM's living collection
A couple of keen outdoors men, Ray Webb and Terry Arthur, touch base with the Natural Science team semi-regularly; we enjoy hearing about their adventures in wild places around Otago. Central otago Landscape Image: Loganburn Reservoir | Astrid Erasmuson Last year they had a successful day brown trout fishing at Loganburn Reservoir, part of the upper tributary of the Taieri River, high in the Lammermoor Range. Terry bagged a five pound (2.2 kg) brown trout, and as they gutted and prepared the fish they found some interesting stomach contents. Crayfish Stomach contents of a large trout, caught by Terry Arthur | Image: Ray Webb The trout had recently made a meal of at...
Peas + bananas = genetics?
Dead bees and lime trees and mysteries.