March Mammal Madness is Coming!

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Love mammals? Love brackets? Need a fun distraction? Then join us for March Mammal Madness starting on February 27th and test your skill at picking which mammal will reign supreme. See Mammal Curator Dr. Wendy Hood explain March Mammal Madness below. We will post the bracket on our website, Facebook & Twitter when it is released on February 27, 2021. Fill it out, take a…

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Icy Inverts…they are beyond cool!

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Join Marine Invertebrates Curator Dr. Kenneth Halanych and Invertebrate Collections Manager, Nusrat Noor as they, and their colleagues, share their adventures from a recent collecting trip to the Antarctic through the Icy Inverts YouTube Channel. They, along with their colleagues from the University of Alabama, The University of Alaska Anchorage, and Central Michigan University, will share videos related to their…

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Darwin Day, how about Darwin Week!

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We are excited about our Darwin Week event beginning this Monday February 8th. Join the AUMNH Feb 8th – Feb 12th as we celebrate Charles Darwin all week. Use GPS coordinates to find all 6 Charles Darwins hidden around campus. Each question will have a numeric answer that you will use to solve the puzzle to find the next set of…

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Bones and Boos!

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Date: October 12th, 2019Time: 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM On Saturday, October 12, 12-4pm, the Davis Arboretum, the AU Museum of Natural History and the AU Vet School, will be hosting a one day outdoor exhibit of animal skeletons throughout the Arboretum.  Guests can come enjoy an up close and personal look at  some of their favorite animals in a whole new way!…

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Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine 2018 Open House

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Join us on A-Day at the Vet School for the College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2018 Open House! The AUMNH will be hosting two exhibits.  We will have museum specimens with live animals  and a Gopher Tortoise education station. What:  Part of the College of Veterinary Medicine Open House When:  Saturday, April 7, 2018  Museum exhibits will be available from 8:30am –…

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Donald E. Davis Arboretum  “Azalea Festival”

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        Join us at the Donald E. Davis Arboretum for the 2018 Donald E. Davis Arboretum”Azalea Festival”. The AUMNH will be hosting two exhibits.  Come check out some of our over 2,000,000 museum specimens, swing by our Gopher Tortoise education station and meet some of our live animal friends. When: Saturday, March 31, 2018  – Museum exhibits will be available from…

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April Showers Bring…Frogs! ——– FrogWatch USA Workshops in April

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Spring has sprung and the rains have come! It is a great time of year to be a frog in Alabama. Alabama’s 33 frog and toad species form an integral part of the state’s ecosytems, and they provide the soundtrack to our spring and summer nights. Come and learn about these amazing creatures and find out how you can have a hand…

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