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Museum of Zoology

Recent News

Walsh wins American Society of Mammalogists’ research award

Graduate student Lisa Walsh is the recipient of a prestigious award from the American Society of Mammalogists for her research project “Isotopic niche variation in the Virginia opossum’s range expansion.”

Gulson-Castillo and Pegan win SSB Graduate Student Research Awards

Congratulations to graduate students Teresa Pegan and Eric Gulson-Castillo who received Graduate Student Research Awards from the Society for Systematic Biologists.

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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