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Too Big to Fail

Meet sauropod dinosaurs, the biggest land-dwelling creature ever to walk the Earth. The sauropod's weight could've stressed these huge animals out. But instead of going on a diet, the dinos carried their massive bodies safely, thanks to a special spine.

Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference hosted by U-M museums

Participants demonstrated how biodiversity resources, such as museum specimens, archived tissues and related digitized data, are accessed and incorporated in research programs encompassing the fields of ecology and evolutionary biology.

Please Note: The Museum of Paleontology is a research facility. It is not usually open to the public. Please refer to the Museum of Natural History website if you wish to visit.

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Museum of Paleontology needs you—because the world needs Victors.


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