Education
9:34 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Students Hone CSI Skills At Weekend "Bones" Class

Last weekend at UAF’s Bristol Bay Campus, ten students were busy reassembling, piece by piece, the skeletons from a locally trapped lynx and beaver.

Elijah Hunt, Christopher Marx, and Aquila Kapotak hold "Pumpkin" the beaver inverted to put the finishing touches on their weekend project.
Elijah Hunt, Christopher Marx, and Aquila Kapotak hold "Pumpkin" the beaver inverted to put the finishing touches on their weekend project.

Their efforts are part of a standalone class that earns a UAF Applied Sciences credit, but it’s also preparing them to reassemble the skeletons of two larger mammals that many in Dillingham are familiar with. KDLG’s Dave Bendinger has more:

An otter assembled in a previous class hints at the future display of orca fetus (and adult) instructors hope to have interested students tackle soon.
An otter assembled in a previous class hints at the future display of orca fetus (and adult) instructors hope to have interested students tackle soon.