When it comes to protecting endangered species, some people “talk the talk”, while others “walk the walk”.
Alex Slavenko, a PhD student from the University of Tel Aviv, spent six weeks working in Bishop Museum’s Vertebrate Zoology collection.
Natural history collections aren’t only visited by scientists – they are also a unique resource for artists.
No discussion of Hawaii’s fossilized bird bones is complete without some mention of the name Dr. Helen James.
Connecting students with Oahu’s ancient bird bones.
The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) hanging in Hawaiian Hall was the very first object from our collection to go on display and has become a flagship specimen for the Bishop Museum.