Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Laura Signorelli

Laura Signorelli is the Digital Publications Producer at the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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Ten interesting facts about sharks

10 Feb 2020

Don't let Jaws ruin your perception of sharks! Through their evolution, sharks have shaped our oceans into the rich habitats we know today. As apex predators (animals that are at the top of the food chain), sharks play an important role in the ecosystem and help keep the ocean and fish populations healthy. Discover our favourite facts about these ocean creatures.

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Digging for answers: Ten questions with Dr Anne Musser

04 Feb 2020

In this week's Ocean Talk, paleontologist Dr Anne Musser will be battling it out with Dr Colin McHenry over who should be crowned killer king of the cretaceous: the T-Rex or Sea-Rex? We sat down with Dr Anne Musser to uncover what she does, what's the best thing about her job, and who should be crowned the ultimate prehistoric predator. 

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Vintage beach glamour: Five stylish swimming caps

16 Jan 2020

Swimming caps were a popular fashion accessory in the 1950s and 1960s, with decorated caps the new vogue. We've selected our top five favourite swimming caps from the collection, featuring bright colours, applique and bedazzled jewels! 

 

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