Projects

TITANOSAURUS Full Scale Model WA Museum 2020

During most of 2020 Natural History Productions, had a small team of museum technitians, fabricators and artists locked inside a workshop with a huge dinosaur. An animal that lived 100 million years ago, one of a group of dinosaurs known as the Titanosaurs, four-legged sauropod dinosaurs with long neck and tail and thought to be…

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GREAT WHITE SHARK MODEL WA MUSEUM 2020

The Western Australian Museum in 2020 requested a full sized 5 and a half metre adult Great White Shark model. This would be hung in the main exhibition space in the new WA museum in Perth, opening November that year. We had a big job already to finish for them, a 16-meter-long Titanosaurus dinosaur and…

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Yellow Crazy Ant Model

One of our most valued clients, the Brisbane City Council is actively involved in wildlife and invasive species management in and around the Brisbane region. Of the many potential invasive pests they are dealing with, the Yellow Crazy Ant is one that is a real threat to local wildlife and people and the environment. This…

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Taxidermy Warragamba Dam

The Warragamba Dam Visitor Centre in New South Wales offers its visitors a glimpse into the history of the dam, and the protected natural catchment area. Not only providing Sydney with its drinking water, the dams catchment protects vast forests and is important habitat for rare plants and animals. NHP worked with Water NSW to prepare…

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Enlarged Model – Harris Mud Crab

Our countrys biosecurity is always under threat by exotic pests. Northern Australia agriculture and water resources department requested NHP to make an enlarged scale model of one such potential invasive pest. The Harris Mud Crab is tiny around 15 mm or as big as your thumbnail. If populations establish, its mud nests and burrows can damage…

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Dinosaur Build – National Museum Australia

To date, the Muttaburrasaurus is one of the largest and most significant dinosaur fossils found in Australia. In 2017, The National Museum in Canberra commissioned Natural History Productions to build an articulated skeleton of this 100 million year old dinosaur. The brief was to have the steel framework hidden, also to correct irregularities in the…

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Hawkweed Daisy Mimics

Melbourne and Monash Universities commissioned Natural History Productions to supply hundreds of artificial hawkweed daisy flowers and leaf rosettes for field detection experiments. The experiments were devised by researchers to assist in the management, identification and eradication of noxious hawkweed species in the Victoria alpine region. The species are Orange hawkweed Hieracium aurantiacum and the…

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Crocodile Models

WORLD OF CROCODILES models produced by Natural History Productions 23 Crocodilian species inhabit most continents around the world. The 14 species on display at Crocosaurus Cove are some of the largest, weirdest & most wonderful of the worlds Crocodilians.  Natural History productions built high detail scientific models of 14 exotic crocodilians (listed below). Some of…

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Kakadu National Park

Visitor Centres Kakadu National Park is a World Heritage area and an iconic tourist destination for people from Australia, around the world. Kakadus’ Award winning Bowali Visitor Centre and Warradjan Cultural Centre opened in 1994. They are visited by on average 300,000 people every year. Both have extensive interpretive displays and exhibits which provide visitors…

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Litchfield National Park

This year NHP worked with Northern Territory Parks & Wildlife. Together we created a 3D relief map of the Table Top Range, the major geological feature of Litchfield National Park. This was installed into a highly visited information shelter at Tolmer Falls within the park. This relief map is 25,000:1 in scale and 1.2m across.…

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