Peculiar Primates: Emperor Tamarins

Peculiar Primates: Emperor Tamarins

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first post of Peculiar Primates! Our research at the University of Arkansas incorporates a lot of different primates, so we want to clue you in to some of the cool, weird, and awesome species that we study. Of course, we’ll cover the...
Exciting happenings in the Terhune Lab

Exciting happenings in the Terhune Lab

Exciting things have been happening in the Terhune Lab so far this year! In fact, we’re a bit behind the curve here since so many things have been going on that we’ve decided to give you one big update. In January, both Ashly Romero and Caitlin Yoakum were named...
Disarticulation Station

Disarticulation Station

The most recent specimen cleaned in the Terhune lab’s dermestid colony was an adult North American River Otter or Lontra canadensis that was killed by a local dog and donated to the Terhune lab. While the otter’s cranium was broken and stored in formalin...
Notes from the field

Notes from the field

Ever wonder what it’s like to do paleoanthropological field work? Terhune lab members Ashly Romero and Caitlin Yoakum shared their experience in posts for the University of Arkansas’s Field Notes series. You can see their posts here: Looking for Evidence...
Mammal defense and brain size

Mammal defense and brain size

Congratulations to Terhune lab member Ashly Romero on her recent (and first!) publication on antipredator defenses and brain size in mammals. Along with her undergraduate advisor at California State University Long Beach, Ted Stankowich, Ashly examined the...
Happy Holidays from the Terhune Lab!

Happy Holidays from the Terhune Lab!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Terhune Lab! Unfortunately, one of our local chipmunks will not be singing this year due to a tragic accident involving the neighbor’s dog. However, we at the Terhune lab believe it would have wanted its...