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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.

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Dinosaur Hunting

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

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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

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

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