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Empress Josephine and the last emu

Empress Josephine and the last emu

July 16, 2018

Our stories:

In France, in 1822, the last surviving Australian dwarf emus died. The emus had made the unlikely journey from their their homes on Kangaroo and King Islands to the splendid gardens of Empress Josephine Bonaparte’s Malmaison.

A moa for all seasons, now showing in Mirror of the world

A moa for all seasons, now showing in Mirror of the world

April 17, 2015

Arts:

We highlight the work of controversial natural historian Richard Owen in our Mirror of the World exhibition