Meet the Pangolin!

We have our share of endangered species here at the museum: Red Wolves, Ring-Tailed and Red Ruffed lemurs all fall into that category. All three are pretty well known so I thought I would introduce you to a lesser known species: the Pangolin!     The Pangolin is a mammal covered in overlapping scales made from keratin. They are often called the “scaly anteater!”  There are eight different species of pangolin all of which are endangered. They can be foundRead more

Back from the conference…

I got back from the AAZK conference earlier this month and it went well.  I heard some great paper presentations and  saw a lot of terrific things at the different facilities that we visited.  Now I have to find the time to put my information together so that I can present it all to my co-workers… I said I would post some pictures from my trip to the AAZK conference in San Diego, and although I’m a little behind on it hereRead more