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Fossil reveals big origins of modern NZ bat

Laura Goodall posted in on June 18th, 2015.

A ‘walking’ bat fossil discovered in central Otago has revealed the super-sized origins for two of New Zealand’s three bat species. The bat’s remains were found in the South Island in what was once a large prehistoric body of water called Lake Manuherikia. The research team – which includes scientists from the University of Otago, GNS Science, Te Papa […]

Te Papa’s restructuring- Campbell Live

John Kerr posted in on May 14th, 2013.

Te Papa, the National Museum of New Zealand, is undergoing restructuring both in terms of staff and the housing of its collections. However, as current affairs program Campbell Live discovers, many scientists — both here and overseas — are far from happy about the changes. You can watch the segment online here.

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