Museum of Zoology
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“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
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.
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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