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Museum of Zoology

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Detroit Free Press: Wildlife, farm animals, pets: How they fare the freezing temperatures in winter

Don't worry too much about the forest critters out there, wild animals have a plethora of mechanisms and behaviors to help them survive the cold.

Local gem hosts researchers throughout the decades

Read more from our 2023 Fall Natural Selections cover story!

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.