Check out this week’s featured specimen!
(Pictured below, really close up!)

Photo: N. Sincero © California Academy of Sciences.

Can you guess what it is? Here are some hints:

  • The male of this species does not help out with the care of its offspring.
  • This animal feeds on nuts, seeds, insects, ferns and salamanders.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in front of the Project Lab on Friday, Nov. 25th at 11:30 am for Specimen Spotlight or in the Classroom on Sunday, Nov. 27th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you're right and to learn more about this animal.

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