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Stay cool in the rainforest: summer events unfold at the Cockrell Butterfly Center
May 30, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Summer is here and the kids are out of school, so what better time to escape the heat and join us here at HMNS for some cool and educational arthropod experiences! The Cockrell Butterfly Center will be welcoming back a popular summertime program and introducing a couple of new ones which will be sure to […]

We’d like to introduce you to the four new species of African house bats
July 9, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This blog post is a summation of “New Species of Scotophilus (Chiroptera: Vespertiliondae) from Sub-Saharan Africa,” written by HMNS Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Daniel M. Brooks and John W. Bickham, and published as a monograph in the Occasional Papers of the Museum at Texas Tech University. Sub-Saharan Africa is a hotbed of biological diversity. A […]

Working from zero: How exchange programs and scientific sleuthing fuel our Department of Vertebrate Zoology
December 23, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Our collection focus in the Department of Vertebrate Zoology is dictated by both our exhibits and current areas of research. We are heavily vested in birds and mammals (and herps to a lesser extent) from Texas (yeehaw!), Africa and Latin America, as well as globally threatened/endangered species that transcend political boundaries. Tightly correlated with this […]

Spotlight on Outreach: Embrace the oddballs with the Vertebrates version of HMNS’ Wildlife on Wheels
August 27, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

When you want to see a degu, an African Burrowing frog or an echidna, where do you go? You’re probably thinking the Zoo, or maybe on the National Geographic channel. So where do you go to touch a degu, an African Burrowing frog or an echidna? Would you believe . . . a natural science […]



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