March 22, 2017

Miami Blue Butterflies

Once common throughout coastal southern Florida, the Miami blue butterfly now ranks among North America’s rarest insects. While the main driver of the...

February 8, 2017

Behold, the ancient ones

Frogs date back more than 150 million years in the fossil record, and for centuries, the amphibians have been idolized and used in various ways by different...

February 8, 2017

Extinct tortoise yields oldest tropical DNA

An extinct tortoise species that accidentally tumbled into a water-filled limestone sinkhole in the Bahamas about 1,000 years ago has finally made its way out,...

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