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A new sound in town!
October 14, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

By Nancy Greig, Director Emeritus, Cockrell Butterfly Center As I was leaving the museum around 9 p.m. last week, after the fun “Evenings with the Owls” event at the Butterfly Center, my attention was piqued by an unfamiliar sound. It was a sort of double cheep, with the accent on the second cheep – I did […]

Citizen Science Saves the Day!
September 20, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Just recently, our Curator of Vertebrate Zoology, Dr. Dan Brooks, co-presented a poster at the North American Ornithological Congress in Washington, DC about an invasive species of goose present in the United States. In true HMNS fashion, the study enlisted the help of ordinary people, who happen to have a passion for Biology. They call […]

Sharks are now oversharing…but you will want to follow them!
February 22, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Young or old, nature lover or couch potato—everyone has some fascination with sharks. HMNS is bringing in some great opportunities to learn about these predators who have dominated the oceans for millions of years. Leading shark researchers will be at HMNS during the next two weeks to share the latest information on our local sharks in the […]

Photo From You: Insect Identification
August 21, 2008 · 2 Comments

 A Mole Cricket photo provided by Rachel Drew Hello again, dear readers and bug lovers! I was very pleased to discover this week that we recieved a photo all the way from Virginia Beach, Virginia. This one can be a real head-scratcher for those of you who have never seen one before, which is probably most […]



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