Pythons first arrived in Australia from Asia around 23 million years ago and then adapted to their new home by becoming incredibly diverse, according to new...
Scientists have discovered one of Australia’s best-loved animals is actually three different species.
Researchers have found a way to help one of Australia’s rarest birds ‘self-fumigate’ their nests, to protect their young from parasites.
ANU researchers say new growth offers new hope for koalas surviving in burnt habitats. Now this breakthrough has been given vital backing.
A group of ANU researchers are helping rehabilitate koalas after the 2020 bushfires.
Professor Kruuk will receive $3.3 million in funding from the ARC to pursue research into the effects of changing environments on wild animal populations.
The unique genetic make-up of a group of Australian frogs could be the key to their survival, allowing them to better withstand our harsh climate.
Why judging a book by its cover has led to a tangled family tree for the longhorn beetle.
A bird study led by The Australian National University (ANU) provides new understanding of the ways birds and mammals respond to a rapidly warming world.
New Holland honeyeaters are experts at sounding the alarm when there’s danger, using a two-stage alarm call. They ‘front-load’ information about urgency into...
Australia’s current bushfire crisis could wipe out some of our rarer insect species, according to a group of experts.
As Australia's weather heats up, it could have serious consequences for some of our country's most iconic animals. The research shows marsupials like...