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Fossil bird study describes ripple effect of extinction in animal kingdom

Fossil bird study describes ripple effect of extinction in animal kingdom

Published: Mar 7th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida study demonstrates extinction’s ripple effect through the animal kingdom, including how the demise of large mammals 20,000 years ago led to the disappearance of one species of cowbird.

UF researchers begin mission Friday to study Gulf of Mexico biodiversity

Published: Mar 3rd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of 23 researchers led by University of Florida scientist Gustav Paulay will leave from St. Petersburg Friday on an expedition to survey the biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico’s ocean floor.