Video: The Naming of the Shrew

With Field Museum researcher Julian Kerbis Peterhans and post doc Terry Demos, Bernard "Risky" Agwanda untangles the stories of mammalian evolution in eastern Africa.  In the process, they may have found a new species of elephant shrew or "sengi."

Bernard and his collaborators express an important message, that peace is a significant component in the development of society--including science.  Learn more about Nelson Mandela and his role in promoting peace.



Read more about the National Museums of Kenya, and another species of elephant shrew recently found in the Boni Reserve.

Read more about the Field Museum's mammalogy research.