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Our blogs highlight the work of our scientists and support team that catalogs and examines global biodiversity, from the origin of earth as we know it, through present day, and forward into future possibilities.

Events • Feb 18, 2021

Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist

On Saturday, January 30th, 2021 the Florida Museum and the Alachua County Library District (ACLD) met to talk all things…

Events • Jan 15, 2021

Girls Do Science

Good books broaden our horizons and inspire new conversations, no matter where we are! Join the Florida Museum of Natural…

Florida Program for Shark Research • Dec 21, 2020

Arctic sharks

As the year comes to a close, winter begins to cool the northern hemisphere, and we enter the holiday season…

Andrei Sourakov | Lepidoptera Collections Coordinator • Dec 21, 2020

Florida Man Stuffs a Pet Tarantula

One of the perks of working at a natural history museum is not knowing what the day will bring. Once,…

Florida Museum Blog • Dec 16, 2020

Wild Life! 2020 at the Museum

Well, 2020 was a wild year! We learned a lot. Not just about science. We learned how important museums are…

Events • Dec 14, 2020

Swimming With Sharks

Whether you love them or fear them, this Children’s Book Meetup is sure to help you understand a little bit…

Andrei Sourakov | Lepidoptera Collections Coordinator • Nov 26, 2020

On moths and mammals

When recently a squirrel attacked and devoured an imperial moth in my yard, I searched the internet and found a…

Randell Research Center • Nov 25, 2020

Our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

The Randell Research Center is pleased to announce we are OPEN to the general public with COVID-19 precautions! The RRC’s…

Randell Research Center • Nov 6, 2020

The 1614 Spanish Campaign Against the Calusa

Within North America’s rich Native American history, the Calusa of southwest Florida are remarkable in many ways, including their cultural…