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Apr 18, 2019

Remembering botanist Mark Whitten

The Florida Museum is saddened to announce the sudden death of botanist Mark Whitten. Whitten was well known for his love of living things, his collegial...

Apr 16, 2019

In Gabon with a professional frog-catcher

University of Florida Ph.D. student Gregory Jongsma has been obsessed with Africa’s wildlife since his childhood. Not the animals you might see on a...

Apr 5, 2019

Tiger beetles: fierce hunters, fast movers

Tiger beetles are jewel-toned insects that run so fast, they have to stop to see where they’re going. These long-legged beetles are fierce predators that...

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