Hair Everywhere: Adaptations of a Uniquely Mammalian Trait

Different types of mammal hair
  • Wednesday November 10, 2021
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Michael Cove and Lisa Gatens Curator of Mammalogy and Collections Manager of Mammalogy
  • NC Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Audience: All Ages

Hair is a uniquely mammalian trait that through time has changed to fit a variety of forms and functions from the ultra-softness of a chinchilla to the protective quills of a porcupine. Join us as we do a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the most unique mammal hair adaptations directly from the NCMNS Mammalogy Collection.