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Museum of Natural History

Research Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate student research opportunities are available upon request.

Please submit an online Research Request to use our collections for research.

taxidermy yellow canary hanging from branch

Scientific collections available for study include:

  • Bird and mammal study skins
  • Dis-articulated skeletons and liquid preserved specimens of birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles and marines invertebrates.

Summary of Collections

Collection Families Species Specimens
Birds 116 930 Over 4,500
Invertebrates 190 1,802 Over 10,000
Mammals 61 212 Over 1,700
Fish 77 250 About 2,000
Reptiles/Amphibians 44 178 About 1,000
Total: About 19,200

Contact us for more information or a count on a specific species.
Phone: (808) 675-3816