tagging bonethead shark

Catch and Release

Tagging sharks is vital to understanding population dynamics.

Persea americana

Evolution of the First Flowers

Florida Museum of Natural History Study Provides New Insight.

Chiappe

Dinosaur Hunting

The badlands of southeastern Utah, home to part of the
dinosaur-rich layer of rocks called the Morrison Formation

When Titanoboa ruled the Amazon

Florida Museum researchers’ discovery of a giant fossilized snake reveals that the tropics were ruled by beasts larger than anyone imagined.

White-tailed deer mandibles

Bone Collectors and Sacred Trash

To the Maya, throwing away the bones of hunted animals is as wasteful as throwing away the entire animal itself.

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