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Behind the Scenes in Mammalogy: Weasels, Sloths, and Armadillos

Thursday, December 12, 2013

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Explore the Museum’s extensive mammal collections with a specific focus on the Xenarthra order and Mustelidae family. Collections Manager Neil Duncan will talk about the diverse world of weasels, and Senior Scientific Assistant Eileen Westwig will share how sloths, anteaters, and armadillos are unique yet related. Participants will learn about the Museum’s collections, how they are maintained and organized, and the many ways scientists use them as a resource.

Recommended for children ages 10 and older.