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ACU faculty professor feature in a children's book

ACU professor’s discovery highlighted in a new children’s book

A new children’s book about recently discovered mammals includes a section about a rodent species identified by an Abilene Christian University biology professor. Dr. Tom Lee, a professor in the Department of Biology at ACU; Amy Scott (’10), then a biology student at ACU; and Carlos Boada, a researcher and professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica … Continued

ACU biology professor discovers new species of rat in Ecuador

Dr. Tom Lee, Clark Stevens Professor of Biology at Abilene Christian University, discovered a new rat species, Thomasomys burneoi, 2,500 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador, and news of the discovery has recently been published in a scientific journal.  Thomasomys burneoi is a large rat species in the rich Andes Mountain … Continued