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Near-Endangered Butterfly Reintroduced At Florida Museum Of Natural History

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Efforts to conserve the atala, a near-endangered butterfly species, has led to an ongoing project conducted at the Florida Museum of Natural History to study and conserve its habitat.

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Florida Museum of Natural History Celebrates Butterflies

By on October 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 3:38 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host its eighth annual Butterflyfest this weekend. Entertainment at Butterflyfest will include live performances, workshops, and engaging challenges for visitors to participate in. Jaret Daniels, Interim Director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, […]

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March 22, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Fossils of ‘Turtle Chomper,’ 40-foot crocodile, join Titanoboa exhibit

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 4:07 pm

The fossil remains of a 40-foot species of crocodile nicknamed “Turtle Chomper” arrived at the Florida Museum of Natural History Friday.

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Museum to screen documentary on reducing waste

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:10 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Office of Sustainability are screening the award-winning documentary “The Clean Bin Project” at 7 p.m. Wednesday

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Researchers find changes in great white shark’s origin

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm

In a recent study, University of Florida researchers have found new evidence for a change in the history and categorization for the great white shark. The study found that the species may be about 2 million years older than previously believed.

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to perform necropsy on panther carcasses

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will perform complete necropsies on the carcasses of two Florida panthers killed by cars this weekend. The necropsies will take place in the commission’s research lab in Gainesville.

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Florida Museum of Natural History uses grant to digitize invertebrate collection

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Web searchers will soon be a few clicks away from one of the largest collections of invertebrates in the world. This year, the museum expects to add 20- to 40,000 records, he said.

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Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium marks two-year anniversary of oil spill

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm

With this weekend marking the two-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists, fishery experts and government officials will meet at the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium in St. Pete Beach, where they will share their research findings.

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Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:24 pm

        The members of the Florida Museum of Natural History received a treat last night: a sneak peek of a new documentary entitled Titanoboa:  Monster Snake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how University of Florida […]

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