The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Natural History Collected

Natural history collections encompassing more than 300,000 specimens of mammals, birds, invertebrates, plants, fishes, reptiles and amphibians provide a rich resource for education and serve as the raw material for hundreds of graduate and undergraduate research studies at UMass Amherst. The collections also serve as a resource for local and national organizations and governmental agencies. Managed by the Biology Department and Director Elizabeth Dumont. For more information, visit the collections website. Learn More.

Photo credit: UMass Amherst Biology Department