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Bone Identification: Analyzing the Past

Wednesday March 9, 2016

Dr. Elizabeth Moore discusses her recent presentation at Washington and Lee University.

Visitor to the VMNH Bird Collection

Tuesday March 8, 2016

Mary Baldwin College student examines VMNH bird specimens for senior research project.

Bird Life At The Lake

Monday November 9, 2015

Dr. Moncrief shares photos of a Great Blue Heron.

Skeleton Comparison

Tuesday May 12, 2015

Recently, while prepping some skeletons for the Archaeology’s reference collection, I came across a nearly intact skeleton of a hummingbird.  As I examined this hummingbird skeleton, I wanted to compare it to another bird skeleton.

A Visit to the Bailey-Law Special Collection

Monday February 10, 2014

Scientists rely not only on specimens but also on the documentation about them.