PNG birds of Paradise on display in Melbourne | Pacific Beat

PNG birds of Paradise on display in Melbourne

PNG birds of Paradise on display in Melbourne

Updated 4 December 2012, 17:59 AEDT

Right now the Melbourne Museum is hosting one of the most detailed exhibitions looking at Papua New Guinea's "Birds of Paradise" outside the island nation.

The exhibit is trying to not only show the extent of the birdlife there, but also its affect on local culture and custom, and also the threat still posed to birds by modern day poachers.

Pacific Correspondent Campbell Cooney went along to the museum and he has filed this report.

Presenter: Campbell Cooney

Speaker: Yvonne Carrillo Huffman, from the Australian Museum

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