Domesticated animals on exhibit at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1900–1928

August 23, 2019
guinea pig display
William E. Castle’s display of alternative inheritance in guinea pigs

Research led by Harvard alumna Jenna Tonn revealed how an MCZ exhibition on the genetics of domesticated animals, featuring specimens from Ornithology and Mammalogy, modernized the natural history museum. Read more about the history of early 20thcentury exhibitions at the MCZ in Endeavour (Volume 43, Issues 1-2).