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The department’s mammal collection includes over 100 skulls and jaws, along with a number of antlers and horns, leg and rib bones, vertebral columns, and complete skeletons. The specimens represent all mammal orders found in Colorado and 18 of the 25 families in Colorado. They also include mammals found around the world, such as a kangaroo and a capybara, the world’s largest living rodent! The collection is comprised of private donations, faculty and student collected specimens, and replica skulls.