Our Research

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Life on Earth

These moths are one of Hawaii’s oldest animal groups. Can they survive the next century?

Life on Earth

Extinct Caribbean bird’s closest relatives hail from Africa, South Pacific

Evolution

Escape artists: Birds learn to avoid flashy, hard-to-catch butterflies and their lookalikes

Evolution

Rise of marine predators reshaped ocean life as dramatically as mass extinctions

Cultural Heritage

Human eye beats machine in archaeological color identification test

Our People

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Hires & Promotions

Keith Willmott named director of McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity

Awards & Honors

Robert Guralnick named UF Research Foundation Professor

Our People

Remembering Naziha Mestaoui, renowned artist, museum collaborator

Museum Life

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Community Science

Help advance museum science in minutes with Notes from Nature

Community Science

Community science callout: Help locate rare butterfly’s host plants in Florida, Georgia

Education & Outreach

Longtime Florida Museum supporters invest in state’s future with new McGurn Exhibition Hall

Five Facts

Five Facts: Kudzu in Florida

Education & Outreach

Beware the underwater vampires

Five Facts

Five Facts: Portuguese man-of-war

Featured Focus

Florida Program for Shark Research

Life on Earth

Shark attack numbers remained ‘extremely low’ in 2020, but fatalities spiked

Life on Earth

Shark attacks drop during coronavirus lockdown

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Life on Earth

Shark attacks remained low in 2019 – but bites from the elusive cookiecutter were up

Evolution

Florida Museum scientists zoom in on DNA to save thorny skates

Life on Earth

Florida scientists tag deep-sea shark from submersible