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Tom Emmel

Butterfly expert Thomas Emmel has died

The Florida Museum is shocked and saddened by the passing of Thomas Emmel, our colleague and friend, who died over the weekend, apparently from natural causes, while traveling in Brazil. Many of you have known Dr. Emmel for decades; others know hi...

Teachers receive fossils, create lesson plans at museum workshop

Florida Museum of Natural History researchers and amateur paleontologists teamed up to give K-12 teachers a crash course that came with some impressive party favors: real fossils. Through a four-day workshop in August 2017, called FOSSILs4Teachers...
Rachel in the field

Florida Museum doctoral student receives NSF graduate fellowship

Florida Museum of Natural History doctoral student Rachel Narducci was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Doctoral student Rachel Narducci received a NSF GRF to continue her research with extinct armadill...