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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AUMNH Staff member gives mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a turtle

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Check out the article below in which David Steen, a postdoctoral researcher with the Alabama Natural Heritage Program and AU Museum of Natural History, describes his mouth-to-mouth resuscitation of a turtle, performed while conducting research in Mobile Bay.   In addition to recounting the rescue, the article highlights the diversity of our region, and the importance of the work by our…

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AUMNH Chapter of FrogWatch USA™ offering volunteer training workshops

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The AUMNH is seeking volunteers for its chapter of FrogWatch USA, an amphibian monitoring program sponsored by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Alabama is home to a great diversity of frogs and toads with over 30 species in the state. However, as is the case in many amphibian rich places worldwide, we are seeing declines in some of…

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