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The Australian National Wildlife Collection is a significant resource on Australia's biodiversity, aiding the study, classification and documentation of Australia's mammals, birds and reptiles.
Our collection is a vital archive for research and conservation of Australia's terrestrial vertebrate biodiversity.
We hold almost 200 000 irreplaceable scientific specimens of wildlife, including skins, skeletons, specimens in spirit, bird egg collections, a wildlife sound library and frozen tissue.
Our archive of wildlife sound recordings is the most comprehensive library of its kind in Australia and is among the largest in the world.
For over 50 years, we have strived to be a modern collection of national scope for Australian land vertebrates including birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
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Last updated: Last updated: 5 February 2015
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