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University of Florida adds three webcams to Butterfly Rainforest exhibit

University of Florida adds three webcams to Butterfly Rainforest exhibit

Published: Oct 9th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Butterfly Rainforest exhibit may now be viewed worldwide via three streaming content cameras available on the Florida Museum of Natural History website. Visitors […]

Museum researchers receive $450,000 grant to classify butterfly group

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History scientists have received a three-year, $458,104 National Science Foundation grant to research a common, but often misidentified, butterfly group.

UF researcher shows hawkmoths use ultrasound to combat bats

UF researcher shows hawkmoths use ultrasound to combat bats

Published: Jul 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, pilots flying into combat have jammed enemy radar to get the drop on their opponents. It turns out that moths can do it, too.

Butterfly on the brink: First Schaus female found in a year raises hope for revival of species

Butterfly on the brink: First Schaus female found in a year raises hope for revival of species

Published: Jun 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The fate of a species may rest upon a single butterfly captured in late May by University of Florida lepidopterists.