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Recommended for all ages
Find yourself At Home in the Tropics and discover the amazing creatures that inhabit rainforests, mangroves and even the backyards of tropical North Queensland.
The Tropics are a special source of delight for anyone with an interest in the landscape, environment, plants or animals.
Exploring this region can provide many opportunities to observe, study or photograph interesting and spectacular subjects. Naturalists can make important new discoveries and add to our understanding of the tropical environments.
Whether living or visiting the Tropics, humans have developed ways of making their lives more comfortable and safe to ensure protection from extreme weather, insects, animals and other natural elements.
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At Home in the Tropics is located on Level 2 in the Discover Tropical Queensland gallery.
Plan your visit to Museum of Tropical Queensland in Townsville.
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Explore the unique and fascinating creatures that live in the depths just beyond the Great Barrier Reef.
Explore environments of North Queensland from the deepest seas to the highest rainforests, from the ancient to modern eras.