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UF Museum of Natural History to host fungi event

People will have the opportunity to learn more about a diverse group of organisms in a fun atmosphere at the University of Florida Museum of Natural History, which is hosting a fungi information event with scientists Tuesday night as part of its Science Cafe series. Matthew Smith, an assistant professor …

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Gainesville observes Earth Day

On Sunday people across the country  celebrated the 42nd  annual Earth Day in a variety of ways.  And in Gainesville, people got engaged by hosting a weekend of informative activities. Florida s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Eileen Cofre reports that many of those were at the Florida museum of Natural History. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/EARTHDAYCOFREWRAP.mp3]

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Miami blue butterfly gains permanent protection

A species that was brought back from the edge of extinction just a few years ago has now gained permanent protection.  The Miami blue butterfly’s endangered designation was set to expire at the end of last week, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to formally list the …

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Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

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 vertebrate paleontologists helped discover the massive snake’s fossilized remains. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TitanoboaMixdownFinal.mp3] The film “Titanoboa:  Monster …

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