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Natural History Survey receives thousands of specimen donation

Natural History Survey receives thousands of specimen donation

By Ali Braboy

November 2, 2015

The Illinois Natural History Survey has described itself as the guardian and recorder of biological specimens of Illinois since 1858. And recently the collection got even bigger.Southern Illinois University Carbondale, or SIUC, gave 12,000 specimens containing amphibians and reptiles and more than 700,000 ...