Humphrey the whale

Welcome Humphrey!

And the new whale’s name is… Humphrey For the Florida Museum’s 100th anniversary year in 2017, we rearticulated this male juvenile … Continued

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Opening the Discovery Zone

Opening the new permanent exhibit, the Discovery Zone, was only made possible by hundreds of people working together over the … Continued

Procilla Beauty

Procilla Dreams

Of the more than 200 species of butterflies and moths that the “Butterfly Rainforest” displays, the best (in my humble … Continued

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Pagoda Flower

Pagoda Flower, Clerodendrum paniculatum “Butterfly Rainforest” staff are often asked which plants best attract butterflies. While Pentas will be at … Continued

Atlas moth

Yes, they’re real

Swing by the Butterfly Rearing Lab and you’ll likely see gigantic moths hanging in the window. They are real, but … Continued