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Museum of Zoology

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Community comes together for ID Day

“Scientists communicate, through their passion and knowledge and examples, the importance of our collections and research - but they also make personal connections and memories that last lifetimes.” - Kira Berman, assistant director for education at UMMNH

U-M Gateway feature: Return of the Creature Feature … on TikTok

Charlie Engelman (BS EEB and Museum Studies '14) is sharing the “exciting and mysterious gems and jewels” in one of his favorite places on the planet: the research specimens collection at U-M’s Museum of Zoology.

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.