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From the Blog
Posted May 26th

Eric Rickart, A true natural historian

Shannon Robson discusses Dr. Eric Rickart, NHMU's curator of vertebrate zoology.
From the Blog
Posted March 27th

The Cave That Holds a Million Bones

Allison Wolfe, a graduate student in zooarchaeology and awardee of NHMU’s Summer Internship, is identifying tens of thousands of bird bones from Homestead Cave, home of the most fine-grained small animal record in the Western USA.
From the Blog
Posted March 22nd

Gila: the Monster, the Myth, the Legend

Gila monsters are the stuff of mythology, like a gorgon or a hippogriff, yet these reclusive reptiles are fascinating regardless of the tall tales. NHMU visitors can see one up close during the Power of Poison exhibit.

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