NIU Anthropology Mueseum to host exhibit on endangered species


Visitors can lift flaps and find out more information about the various causes of plant and animal extinction. Habitat exploitation and the introduction of exotic species are just two of the harmful practices explained.

By Sarah Contreras

The Anthropology Museum in Cole Hall will play host to the Saving Endangered Species, Saving Ourselves exhibit through Dec. 8. The exhibit, developed by the Bell Museum of Natural History and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 Division of Endangered Species, uses maps, infographics, interactive tools and artwork to educate visitors on the many ways local and national species are being threatened on a daily basis.