Tag: evolution

UF study: Bird evolves to keep up with invasive prey

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an interesting dilemma: The island apple snail was good to eat, but about two to five times bigger than the native snail that the bird… Read More

UF Study Suggests Spiders, Scorpions, Ticks, Mites Far Older Than Fossil Record Indicates

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Marjorie Hoy – mahoy@ifas.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x153 Ayyamperumal Jeyaprakash – margret@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x170 Hans Klompen – klompen.l@osu.edu View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Halloween is the only holiday when spiders and… Read More