From identifying animals to learning about the weird and the wonderful objects you find, our team is ready to help!
Queensland is home to a diverse variety of animals, from fishes and reptiles to insects and spiders. Discover where you can find our animals and how we can protect them, learn about their unique characteristics and habitats, and explore their behaviours and how they have evolved.
Crocodiles have an evolutionary history that spans more than 200 million years.
Geckos are a familiar sight to those who live in tropical and warm temperate regions of Australia.
Mammals are animals characterised by a suite of unique features, some of the most obvious are that they secrete milk from glands on their skin, have hair, a diaphragm and a three-boned middle ear.
Molluscs are an amazing group of animals that include snails, nudibranchs, squid, and other related creatures found in Queensland's waters and forests.
Learn from our experts and discover Queensland's natural and cultural history through articles, images, blogs and podcasts.
Explore Queensland’s different environments and the biodiversity found in each making it Australia’s most naturally diverse state.
Since 1862, we’ve been dedicated to collecting and researching Queensland's unique natural and cultural heritage.