Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:02am
When Wesley Huffmaster spotted a big, brightly colored and boldly patterned spider near his home in Colbert last fall, he knew it was unusual. Analysis of its physical characteristics and DNA by scientists at the Georgia Museum of Natural History at the University of Georgia have proven him right, confirming the first known occurrence in North America of Nephila clavata, the East Asian Joro spider. Their findings appear in the online open access…
Fri, 05/03/2013 - 10:21am
The Georgia Museum of Natural History is excited about the addition of hundreds of specimens of marine mammals and other animals to our research collection. These specimens include skins, skulls, postcranial skeletons, and fluid-preserved materials. We look forward to sharing this impressive collection with the public in the near future. The museum acquired these specimens recently from the Northeastern University Vertebrate Collection in Nahant…