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Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Division of Birds

Alexander Wetmore
Alexander Wetmore, 1900
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Richard L. Zusi (1930- )

Curator of Birds (1963-1994) Specialized in functional anatomy and evolution of birds. World's expert on feeding adaptations and hummingbird anatomy. Modernized the skeleton and spirit collections and initiated a world inventory of anatomical specimens.

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