1. Burrowing Cricket

    04:43

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    [taxonomy:binomial= Gryllidae sp] [taxonomy:family=Gryllidae] This is a species of Short-winged Cricket. It was busy with two burrows. The long antennae looked as if they would snap off given the cricket's vigour.

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    • Rose Robin

      02:47

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      [taxonomy:binomial= Petroica rosea] [taxonomy:family=Petroicidae] This small bird is not related to the European or American Robins. It occurs east or south of the Great Dividing Range from Queensland to south eastern South Australia.

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      • White-stemmed Acacia Moth

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        [taxonomy:binomial=Chelepteryx chalepteryx] [taxonomy:family=Anthelidae] The video shows a male in rainforest at night and a female filmed on a garden gate 10 days later. The species occurs in Queensland NSW and Victoria.

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        • Lymantrid Moth

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          [taxonomy:binomial=Lymantria nephographa] [taxonomy:family=Lymantridae] The moth is found in coastal rainforest from south eastern Queensland to southern New South Wales. The wingspan is 70 mm.

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          • Leaf Beetle

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            [taxonomy:binomial=Spilopyra sumptuosa] [taxonomy:family=Chrysomelidae] The beetle has a brilliant lustre which is only hinted at in this frame. It is found in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

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            • Green Moth

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              [taxonomy:binomial=Agathia prasinapsis] [taxonomy:family=Geometridae] The moth occurs in New Guinea and in Queensland and northern New South Wales. The two moths in this video are males.

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              • Kookaburra with Snake

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                [taxonomy:binomial=Dacelo novaeguineae] [taxonomy:family=Halcyonidae] This is the second time I have filmed a Kookaburra with a snake in its beak. I once saw a Kookaburra in the middle of the road and feared it was injured. When I got closer I saw that it was bashing a snake against the surface.

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                • Titan Stick Insect

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                  [taxonomy:binomial=Acrophylla titan] [taxonomy:family=Phasmatidae] The female of this species can grow to a body length of 300 mm. This specimen is a good 250 mm long. It was eating its discarded skin. The insect is endemic to NSW and Queensland.

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                  • Spectacled Monarch Nest

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                    [taxonomy:binomial=Symposiachrus trivirgatus] [taxonomy:family=Monarchidae] The species occurs in tropical and subtropical lowland and montane forest areas of Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The bird builds a beautifully formed small cup nest of fine bark, moss, plant fibres and spider webs in the fork of a tree typically 3 m above ground.

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                    • Briefings from the Field: Highlights from the North American Plants Program

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                      Briefings from the Field: Highlights from the North American Plants Program. Hosted January 14, 2015 at Sotheby's. Timestamps: • James Lendemer, Ph.D. - 11:45 • Robert Naczi, Ph.D. - 27:00 • Ina Vandebroek, Ph.D. - 45:12 • Panel Q&A - 58:00

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