Curator, Natural Science
Posts by Emma Burns for Blog:
Our staff often get asked at Halloween what some of the scariest things in the museum are...
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 |...
Peas + bananas = genetics?
Dead bees and lime trees and mysteries.