Buzz-worthy facts on bees!
The pumas have returned, flanking the entrance to the U-M Exhibit Museum of Natural History in new bronze glory, an event recently celebrated at the museum. In their honor, we share with you some puma facts.
Elizabeth Tibbetts, a U-M professor and researcher, studies the behavior of paper wasps. “Animals are communicating with each other all the time,” she said.
Northern American ground squirrels have lowest known mammal hibernating temperature and more arctic animals of Alaska.
There are over 40 types of common fruits in Brazil. The names of just a few are monkey pod, fruit for wolves, bully tree and armadillo fruit! Who knew eating fruit could be so much fun?
The fastest animal is the trap-jaw ant. Its jaw movement has been clocked at 78 to 145 miles per hour - an action researchers say is the fastest self-powered predatory strike in the animal kingdom.
Put a human and a chimpanzee side by side, and it seems obvious which one has changed the most since the two split off from a common ancestor millions of years ago.
A virtual museum of natural history, evolution and conservation biology.