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UF study names ancient crocodilian featured in Titanoboa documentary

UF study names ancient crocodilian featured in Titanoboa documentary

Published: May 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study describes a 16-foot, 900-pound ancient species of crocodilian that swam in the same rivers as Titanoboa 60 million years ago in the world’s oldest-known rain forest.

UF scientists discover over 100 species in drive to document biodiversity

Published: May 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A 5-million-year-old saber-toothed cat, the world’s oldest grape and a bizarre hermit crab were among more than 100 new species discovered by University of Florida scientists last year.

Florida Museum hosts four camps for children during school breaks

Published: Dec 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This winter break students can ring in the holiday season with scientific exploration and natural history investigation during Florida Museum of Natural History’s school holiday camps beginning Dec. 23 through Jan. 17.

UF students offered free admission to Florida Museum, chance to win scooter

Published: Nov 20th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida students visiting the Florida Museum of Natural History can now save money with free admission and a scooter giveaway.

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.

Florida Museum begins free monthlong movie series with ‘King Kong’

Published: Jun 14th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Get ready to pop some popcorn and break out your favorite blanket.