Family Fun Day: Pine Cone Bird Feeders

Jan. 21, 2017

9am to 12 pm

Little birds use a lot of energy to maintain a constant body temperature. During the winter these little birds are looking for energy. Why not create a pine cone bird feeder for these …

In My Backyard: Hibernating Animals

Jan. 18, 2017

4pm to 6pm

Do you wonder why animals hibernate? Join us to learn about why animals hibernate, what animals hibernate, and enjoy hands-on science activities. This a free family friendly event in our Discovery Room.…

Dire Wolf Research at IMNH

Dr. Angela Perri, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Lepzig, Germany, was at the IMNH last week. She is studying and sampling DNA from dire wolves from two southeast Idaho fossil sites.

Perri’s research questions …