The museum gets its animals from many different sources; often they come from the state, via confiscations of endangered animals or those illegally obtained, but the museum never buys such animals.
In addition, students and researchers collect samples, organizations sometimes donate specimens, and on occasion the museum has even accepted roadkill.
January 23, 2011 4:00 AM PST
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