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Museum of Zoology

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New crowdsourced project to digitize Michigan lake and fish records, looking for climate trends

University of Michigan researchers will enlist the help of community scientists in a new project to digitize thousands of historical records – some dating back more than a century – about Michigan inland lake conditions and fish abundances.

Stellar grads: WWF Leadership Conservation Award and SSE Rosemary Grant Advanced Awards

Congratulations to EEB graduate students Giorgia Auteri, Henry Ertl and Alexa White on their prestigious awards from the World Wildlife Fund-US (White) and the Society for the Study of Evolution (Auteri and Ertl).

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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