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Microbats of the South-west botanical province

4 October 2019, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm


Diana Prada, PhD candidate at the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, will present on the classification of Australian bats and the unique adaptations that make these nocturnal mammals capable of true flight. She will introduce the different species found in the South-west botanical province and provide details on the field methods employed by biologist to study these cryptic creatures.

Diana does research in molecular ecology and virology. Her current project focuses on population genomics of microbats and the characterization of their viral disease agents. She has ten years of experience in the application of molecular tools in wildlife​ conservation projects.

Left: Austronomus australis D Prada

Falsistrellus mackenziei D Prada

Cost: $3 door fee includes raffle ticket, tea & coffee; please bring your own mug!

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There will also be a raffle of the two remaining whale watching vouchers, with the prizes drawn on the night.


4 October 2019
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
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“Hew Roberts”
Nedlands Lecture Theatre Clifton St.
Nedlands, WA 6909 Australia
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