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Drone filming turtle sculpture

Drone Meets Turtle

A film crew from France was in the museum this morning working on an upcoming documentary. They used a drone … Continued

Giants Ants Installation

Ants Go Marching

Last Tuesday two large-scale bronze ant sculptures were installed on the front lawn of the Florida Museum of Natural History. … Continued

Tiny grasshopper

A Macro Look at NATL

Gainesville, FL, is a very lush and green city with many urban parks and natural areas. The University of Florida … Continued

Unpacking Sue

Building a T-Rex

* Be sure to read the posts leading up to this post – This a visual chronicle of the arrival … Continued

Packing crates

Unpacking a Dinosaur

A T-rex named Sue arrived yesterday (Wednesday, Jan. 14). She came in crates, some weighing almost 3,000 pounds, packed in … Continued

collection notebook with cursive writing

Old scientific journals

Before computers, scientists and collection managers kept extensive notes in journals and notebooks. Now that much of this data has … Continued