Researchers are turning to the Burke’s collection of fossil baleen whales from the Pacific Northwest to better understand how the largest creatures on earth evolved.
Welcome to Washington! How did a spider common in Europe make its way to Seattle? We may never know, but it appears to be here to stay.
Totem poles are thought of as symbols of Seattle by many residents and visitors, but, in fact, the indigenous people of Washington state did not traditionally carve totems.
Burke Museum paleontologists find that tiny organisms called foraminifera have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.
Student Rochelle Kelly researches how bats are susceptible to land fragmentation, providing information on how to protect these animals.
Hi, I'm the Columbian mammoth whose tusk was unearthed at an AMLI Residential construction site in Seattle.
This website provides an illustrated guide to the benthic foraminifera found in Puget Sound.
Washington is home to 141 species of mammals. Learn all about their habits and habitats, what they eat, where they live, and more.
Graduate Student Brandon Peecook and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology Christian Sidor described Washington’s first dinosaur fossil in May 2015.
Foraminifera are tiny one-celled marine organisms that live on the sea floor and have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.
What are foraminifera? What can they tell us about the health of Puget Sound?
In total, 253 fish species have been recorded in the Salish Sea, and that’s about 14 percent more than in the last count.