Michael Gloriani, a senior undergraduate Biology student at the University of San Diego, visited the Vertebrate Zoology collection to measure some of our chameleon specimens for his research. He is studying Jackson’s chameleons (Trioceros jacksonii), which are not native to Hawaii and were intentionally introduced to Kaneohe in 1972. Many thanks to Michael [...]
Carmen Antaky, a graduate student at UH Manoa, visited the collection to take samples for her genetic research on the endangered Hawaiian band-rumped storm petrel.
Danielle Wasserman, a PhD student from the City University of New York (CUNY), spent just over a week in Bishop Museum’s Vertebrate Zoology collection examining our Hawaiian honeycreeper specimens.
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.