November 12, 2011
By Alison Liou
In celebration of Halloween, the Harvard Undergraduate Biological Sciences Society (HUBSS) held their annualNight at the Museum at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. The event brought frozen yogurt, mochi ice cream, a scavenger hunt, raffle prizes, and around 150 excited undergraduate students to the exquisite and extensive collections of the museum in an “all-around celebration of science”. In addition to after-hours access to the museum exhibits—which include exhibits on the New England Forests, Arthropods, African Wildlife, Mammals, Evolution, Glass Flowers, Prehistoric Creatures, Horns and Antlers, Coloration in Animals, and Global Climate Change—, the event also included exclusive tours of the ornithology collection lead by curatorial assistant Katherine Eldridge, and a talk on reptiles by Martha Muñoz. Both women captivated the audience’s attention as undergraduates got a glimpse into their work and the museum “behind-the-scenes”. The best part for me? Getting to examine up-close preserved, full-sized Gila monster and python skins... CLICK FOR FULL ARTICLE AND PICTURES
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