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Museum of Zoology

Recent News

Michigan News: Hiss-toric first

U-M museum’s 70,000 snake specimens form world’s largest research collection

ID Day 2023: Mobilising Collections to Showcase Biodiversity

ID Day was co-sponsored by the U-M Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in partnership with the University of Michigan Natural History Museum.

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.