Visiting researcher Dr. Robert Bossenecker recently discovered a new species of prehistoric seal in the Burke’s paleontology collection.
The “Pocket Bats!” outreach program uses augmented reality to allow people to hold replicas of bat skulls in the palm of their hand.
Researcher Kristin Campbell looks into whether skull anatomy and bite force explain dietary differences in sea otters.
Burke Museum scientists leading effort to create a digital encyclopedia of 3D vertebrate specimens.
For hundreds of years, a species of flying squirrel was hiding right under (actually, above) our noses.
Learn about Burke curator Sharlene Santana's research in Costa Rica about the unique dynamic between short-tailed fruit bats and New World pepper plants.
Mammaology researchers from the Burke traveled to the North Cascades in pursuit of the elusive Northern Bog Lemming.
The 27-million-year-old fossil whale on display in our Life & Times exhibit is officially a new species!
An extinct animal often cited as a ‘missing link’ between modern seals and their four-limbed, land-dwelling ancestors.
A Burke research team recently surveyed fruit bats living on the small island of Grenada.
What can the fossil record tell us about how seals and sea lions evolved into the animals they are today?