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Museum of Zoology

Recent News

Alluring larvae: Competition to attract fish drives species diversity among freshwater mussels

"To our knowledge, this is also the first time that this prominent model of speciation — adaptive radiation — has been proposed for a freshwater mussel lineage.” ~Trevor Hewitt

EEB’s iNaturalist Challenge is a win-win

This autumn, EEB students, faculty and staff teamed up for an iNaturalist Challenge to observe and photograph some of the surrounding biodiversity.

Research Feature

A University of Michigan EEB led team documented 15 rare predator-prey interactions in the Amazon rainforest including images and video of a dinner plate-size tarantula dragging a young opossum.

Warning to arachnophobes: The video below is the stuff of nightmares!

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Please NoteThe Museum of Zoology 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.