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On U-M Gateway: study suggests ground-dwelling mammals survived mass extinction 66 million years ago

The miles-wide asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago wiped out nearly all the dinosaurs and roughly three-quarters of the planet’s plant and animal species. But some creatures survived, including certain rat-sized mammals that would later divers

- Jim Erickson, Michigan News

Tags: Research; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Museum of Zoology; Natural Sciences; Museum of Paleontology; Mammals; Jacob Berv

Davis Rabosky wins Meritorious Teaching Award in Herpetology

"A good herpetologist gets you excited about herps, a good scientist gets you excited about the process of discovery, and a good mentor makes you feel like you belong doing all the above. Somehow, Alison has struck the perfect balance of doing all three."

Tags: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Museum of Zoology; Outreach; Reptiles and Amphibians; Alison Davis Rabosky

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