WAM Field Guide to Western Australian FaunaAvailable as both an iPhone or Android app, the Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna is a mobile guide to the unique animals of Western Australia and surrounding waters. What the app is about Western Australia’s animal fauna are unique and diverse. Detailed descriptions of animals, maps of distribution, and endangered species status combine with live images from their native habitat to provide a valuable mobile reference to be used the bush, outback and metro regions of Western Australia. The content has been developed by scientists at the Western Australian Museum and supplemented by scientists from other museums around the nation. The app holds descriptions of over 250 species encompassing birds, fishes, frogs, lizards, snakes, mammals, freshwater, terrestrial and marine invertebrates, spiders, and insects. We’ve put in a lot of the more common and widely species, as well as some unique animals that speak of Western Australia’s amazing diversity. Enjoy! Download the app Download it on iTunes Download it on Google Play Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus, John Gould, F.R.S (1863) Mammals of Australia, Vol. I Plate 4. Media credits and acknowledgements Images within the app are from drawn from the Western Australian Museum as well as sourced from external photographers. As well as fact sheets developed by the Western Australian Museum, fact sheets are also drawn from the participating museums listed below. For enquiries about using any media in the app, some photographers can be contacted directly using the links below. If the image you are interested in is held by the Western Australian Museum, please make your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participating museums Australian Museum Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Museum Victoria Queensland Museum South Australian Museum Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Western Australian Museum Photo contributors Aaron Cosgrove-Wilke Arthur Chapman Barry Hutchins Bernard DUPONT Brad Maryan Bryony Fremlin B. Barrett Benjamint444 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Benjamint444) Clare Stevenson Craig Nieminski Clay Bryce Dave Bertram Donald Hobern Dcoetzee (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Dcoetzee) Farhan Bokhari Frank Koehler G. Barron G. Chapman J. Bush Julianne Waldock Jean Hort Jan Taylor Jane Fromont JJ Harrison Kim Sarti Mark Harvey Michael Elliot M.A. Cowan Mick Wackers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Mick_wackers) Nikolai Tatarnic Patrick Colin Paul Doughty Pierre Pouliqui - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierre_pouliquin/ Peter Irwin Peter McKiernan Ron Johnstone R. Smith Reef Life Survey Images (http://bie.ala.org.au/repo/1143/200/2003703/raw.jpg) Ric How S J Bennett Sandra Wallace Shawn Hanrahan Sue Morrison Sian Mawson Sheila Thomson Terry Houston Tony Kirkby Udo Schmidt (http://www.flickr.com/people/30703260@N08) Volker Framenau To see a list of contributors for the other participating museums, please visit the Museum Victoria page. Open source code Museum Victoria originally developed the code base for this project, and they have released both the source code for the iOS app and the source code for the Android app under an open source license. You can find out more about this part of the project on our blog: Field Guide to the Field Guide.