Expeditions

A brown frog

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 safari, tho...
A researcher holding a bird

New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song

A new species of bird from the heart of Peru remained undetected for years until researchers identified it by its unique song. A researcher holds the newly described manakin species, Machaeropterus eckelberryi, during a 1996 expedition to Peru. F...
The Okeanos Explorer

A new age for exploring the uncharted deep sea

The Okeanos Explorer streams live footage while exploring ocean biodiversity and geography, allowing scientists and citizens to follow its expeditions online. Photo courtesy of NOAA Imagine looking down on where you live from 20,000 feet above. N...
teacher with megalodon tooth

Introducing K-12 teachers to our Panama fieldwork

Over the past 4 million years, North American fauna migrated to South America via the Isthmus of Panama. Florida Museum scientists and K-12 educators recently made the same trek to dig up the past. ‪Florida Museum Panama Canal Project assistant R...