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Museum of Zoology

Recent News

NSF grants $4.3 million to UMMZ and collaborators for Terrestrial Parasite Tracker project

Parasites play significant roles in human health, wildlife conservation and livestock productivity.

Ricardo Marino-Perez selected as the recipient of the 2019 Snodgrass Memorial Research Award

This year, the section Awards Committee has recommended the awarding of two Snodgrass awards to Ricardo Marino-Perez.

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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