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Dearly Departed: Richard M. Eakin

Written by Helen Yang, a fourth year student participating in the IMLS, “Strategic Stewardship for Sustaining the Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology” project. 428 more words

Dearly Departed

Vernal Pool Migration

Easter Sunday was an unusually warm April day (about 80 degrees Fahrenheit), and the hot winds brought with them an early evening rain storm. I believe I visited the vernal pools two years ago around April 15th on a wet, warm night such as tonight to see the spotted salamander migration. 313 more words


Costa Rica

I have wanted to travel to Costa Rica since High School. I was prepared to blow money on a plane ticket freshman year of college and explore the country with no real direction or knowledge of how to do anything. 6,931 more words


Pleistocene Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin)

Until recently, there was little fossil evidence of diamond-backed terrapins. This species inhabits salt marshes and mangrove swamps from the Gulf of Mexico to Cape Cod, Connecticut.  651 more words

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