Our new male gorilla skeleton is set up outside of the Zoology office, TY402. This male gorilla was nine years old and 300 pounds when he died though he was still immature. There are some irregularities on the face due to an infection when he was a baby.

Picture by Anthony Collen

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Scholarship Opportunities

The Utah Governor's Office of Energy Development is offering scholarships to students who are pursuing STEM courses. Information about the scholarships and how to apply can be found here: The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 15, 2021.

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Job and Internship Opportunities

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  • Fauna Forever is once again accepting applications for our Neotropical mammal research training courses and project internships in Peru starting in the Summer of 2021. See this page for more information and to apply.

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