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April 16, 2020

Larval fish may be small, but they can tell us a lot about the state of our oceans! Learn from Jenna Barrett, a staff ichthyologist, about how she works with baby fish and the questions they can help us answer.

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April 10, 2020

Fossils don't come out of the ground looking very camera ready. Come learn how our fossil prep staff turns hunks of rock into beautiful fossils.

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April 8, 2020

The University of Washington announced a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance shared conservation services.

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March 31, 2020

You asked and Rod Crawford answered! Our resident spider expert, Curator Rod Crawford, answers your spider questions in our latest Burke from Home Q&A.

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March 26, 2020

Come about learn about our native garter snakes with Herpetology Collection Manager Peter Miller and how to identify these amazing creatures. Oh, and you'll also learn how they got named after old timey socks in the first place!

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March 4, 2020

Come learn about the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea from the collections of Dave Cole, one of the very first archaeologists to survey the region.

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February 4, 2020

The Burke Museum's new Curator of Birds, Alejandro Rico-Guevara answers five questions about his research with hummingbirds.

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February 4, 2020

While fossils give us a peek into what long extinct species left behind, paleoartists show us what these species were like while they still roamed the earth.

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January 30, 2020

Rodents make up 40 percent of all mammal species, but researchers are still puzzled as to how they became so diverse.

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