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Scientist in the Spotlight: Woodrat Ecology with Patrice Kurnath

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery

Meet University of Utah biologist Patrice Kurnath and discover the delicate interactions between woodrats and their environment. The relationship between an animal’s environment and how that animal functions is a delicate balance. See from Patrice how she studies this animal through the use of cages, traps, feeder hoods and more. View a woodrat skin and midden pile up close. Learn about her experiments to discover more about woodrats and their ability to cope inside their environments. 


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