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‘Terror bird’ arrived in North America before land bridge, study finds

Published: Jan 23rd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led study has determined that Titanis walleri, a prehistoric 7-foot-tall flightless “terror bird,” arrived in North America from South America long before a land bridge connected the two continents.

UF-Led study revises understanding of primate origins

Published: Jan 15th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study led by a University of Florida paleontologist reconstructs the base of our family tree and extends its roots 10 million years, a finding that sheds new light on the origin and earliest stages of primate evolution.