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Blog Archive: Natural History

[image] Zombie Ants

Zombie Ants

Researchers discuss zombies: The real, the fake, and their significance in science and culture.
[image] Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

The hominin wall in the Life Exhibition allows visitors to see and touch our closest relatives.
[image] Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Utah's Uinta Basin holds important information about climate change.
[image] Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

The Western Firefly Project has been tracking lightning bug hotspots beyond the Beehive State.
[image] It's Firefly Season in the West

It's Firefly Season in the West

The Western Firefly Project is finding lightning bugs in unexpected places.
[image] Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

The launch of the Explorer Corps program is a good reason to look at what makes Utah special.
[image] The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

Indigenous subsistence of the Bears Ears region modified the landscape, leaving ecological legacies that persist today.

[image] Skull Secrets Distinguish Utah's Newest Dinosaur

Skull Secrets Distinguish Utah's Newest Dinosaur

Utah was home to two Allosaurus species. How can you tell them apart?
[image] Fantastic Fossils Reveal Utah's Cambrian World

Fantastic Fossils Reveal Utah's Cambrian World

Fossils from a BLM collection have vastly expanded our understanding of early animal life.
[image] Community Scientists Help Wasatch Wildlife Watch

Community Scientists Help Wasatch Wildlife Watch

Trail camera images are documenting the wildlife all around us.