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Museum of Zoology

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Davis Rabosky wins Meritorious Teaching Award in Herpetology

"A good herpetologist gets you excited about herps, a good scientist gets you excited about the process of discovery, and a good mentor makes you feel like you belong doing all the above. Somehow, Alison has struck the perfect balance of doing all three."

On U-M Gateway | Smaller bodies, longer wings, earlier migrations: Untangling the multiple impacts of climate warming on birds

When a U-M-led research team found last year that N. American migratory birds have been getting smaller and that their wings have gotten a bit longer, the scientists wondered if they were seeing the fingerprint of earlier spring migration.

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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