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Written by Masha Paramonova, a 3rd year student participating in URAP for fall 2016 and studying biology. Often, I find myself deeply lost in the photographs I have the privilege to handle in my hours at the Museum of Vertebrate … Continue reading
Written by Masha Paramonova, a 3rd year student participating in URAP for fall 2016 and studying biology. As I’ve already looked through hundreds of archived photos in the MVZ’s collection, it can be hard to pick a couple that stand … Continue reading
Written by Emily Domanico, fourth year majoring in History of Art and minoring in Chemistry. Following bird songs, naturalist Joseph Grinnell photographed this nest of a black-chinned sparrow while on a collection trip in the San Jacinto Mountains back in May 1908. … Continue reading
The archives at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology contribute more to modern research projects than one might originally be led to believe. More than 100 years ago, Joseph Grinnell began his career as the founding Director of the Museum of … Continue reading
The Red Fox Population of the Sacramento Valley: Artifact of Manifest Destiny or Endemic Anomaly? Part III
Written by Alessandra J. Moyer, fourth year, Integrative Biology Part III: Patwin In the 1920s and 30s, when Grinnell, Dixon, and Linsdale in the MVZ were puzzling over the Sacramento Valley red foxes, there was no way to adequately determine the … Continue reading