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Happy New Year From Newhaven, NT!!

Well, after three months of a four-month fieldtrip to AWC Newhaven, I thought it was time to send a long-overdue update via the Lizard Lab Blog! Newhaven veterans Chris Turnbull and Andy Beattie joined me for the first month of the trip, and as always, were incredibly helpful and great company. I have since had […]

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Field assistant required for work on Great Desert Skinks in the Northern Territory

An enthusiastic and capable fieldwork assistant is needed for a study on Great Desert Skinks (Liopholis kintorei) in the Northern Territory. The project forms the behavioural component of a PhD investigating the sociality and dispersal of these unique lizards. In particular, help is required for: Capture, measurement and PIT-tagging of lizards Building and maintaining animal […]

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An update from Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary: Skinks, Snakes and Storms!

Day 19 – Siobhan here, filling in for Martin now that he’s out of the field and back in Sydney.  On Friday, Christine and I said goodbye to Martin, Adam and Steve, and welcomed Mike Gillings and Andy Beattie to our humble desert demountable. We’ve really had quite a turnaround in the weather and have […]