Welcome to the Microbe Zoo information page. Here you can find out what the zoo is, how to navigate through it, and other information about the zoo.
There are several ways you can explore the microbes that live in nature and are represented in the zoo.
You can explore these microbes by clicking on the map of the zoo.
Click on the words below the maps as well, to navigate throughout the zoo!
Microbe Zoo Outline
Here is a text-based outline of the different sections of the zoo that you can explore!
What is Microbial Ecology?
Microbial ecology is the study of microbes in the environment. Find out the kinds of things microbial ecologists do.
This zoo was created by people in the Comm Tech Lab and the Center for Microbial Ecology as well as by the generous contributions of images from many scientists at Michigan State University. This work has been supported by the National Science Foundation.