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Recent News

Namesake snakes for U-M Museum of Zoology researchers

What are the odds? Within a matter of months, in Boston and Bonn, two newly described snake species in genus Epictia were independently named for colleagues at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Notes from the Director/Associate Chair of Collections

It’s an exciting time for the Museum of Zoology (UMMZ) as we relocate our collections, move to a shared database platform, welcome two new curators and create the position of registrar.

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