Jan 26, 2019

Five Facts: Limpkins in Florida

Five Facts About… Limpkins in Florida Limpkins, Aramus guarauna, are medium-sized wading birds with long legs and long, slightly curved…

Mar 27, 2018

#MuseumLife, Bald Eagle Specimen

Bald eagle Scientific name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus Specimen: UF-O-52443 Although bald eagles were on the brink of extinction due to habitat loss…

Feb 21, 2018

#MuseumLife, The Killdeer Specimen

Specimens are often donated to the Florida Museum by local residents and citizen scientists. If they hold scientific value or…

Sep 19, 2016

A reptilian anachronism

New study also shows American alligator shared ancient Florida with giant crocodiles From climate to the peninsula’s very shape, not…

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