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UF Researchers Find Oldest Bones Of New Giant Ground Sloth Species

UF Researchers Find Oldest Bones Of New Giant Ground Sloth Species

Published: Jun 20th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Bones of a newly discovered ground sloth that is the oldest of its kind ever found in North America have been uncovered by a University of Florida research team.

Researchers Find Skull Remains Pointing To First Hominids Out Of Africa

Published: May 11th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida anthropologist is part of an international team whose discovery of early human skull remains in the Republic of Georgia represent the earliest known human ancestors from Eurasia and also may belong to the first hominid species to journey out of Africa. The findings will appear Friday in the journal Science.

UF, UN And Smithsonian Team Up To Launch New Biodiversity Web Site

Published: Jan 28th, 2000

LAKE ALFRED — A homeowner curious about a strange weed in his garden, the fifth-grader writing a report on the Monarch butterfly and the horticulturist stumped by an unfamiliar plant disease all have a new source of information on the World Wide Web.

Last Unidentified Sport Fish In North America Gets A Scientific Name

Published: Jan 19th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — This is no tall fish story. Scientists have identified a new species of bass, making the finned fighter likely the last game fish in North America to get a scientific name, says a University of Florida researcher.