The National Wool Museum
welcomes some of the most unusual dinosaurs to have ever roamed the planet and
they are all from our own backyard.
Meet Cryolophosaurus the Antarctic dinosaur, Megalania the giant lizard and his
lunch: Bullockornis the giant flightless bird.
crisis. Food shortages. Birds so big they couldn’t fly and one big, mean ol’
nasty komodo dragon-like creature.
Just another day for the
Wildlife of Gondwana, where drifting continents affected the evolution of
dinosaurs and megafauna from 3.8 billion years ago
to the present.
Forget about the dinosaurs
that you know – prepare for a whole new breed of beast!
Wildlife of Gondwana is an
exhibition where skeletons and fossils meet scientists and artists. Where vivid
illustrations by Peter Trusler put muscle and skin on bone to give us a glimpse
of how some of the most unusual dinosaurs to have ever roamed the planet lived.
Surrounded by life-like
environmental murals, the exhibition features real fossils, skeletons and 20
full-scale skeletal casts, many of which have never been on public display in
From PrimeSCI! and the
Monash University Collection.