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UF Model Predicts Potential Results of Macaque Population Control Methods

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Recent laboratory research established that rhesus macaques – a type of monkey – in Silver Springs State Park host a virus that can pose ecological and human health threats. Although no one has been reported… Read More

Local residents can give up exotic animals at UF pet amnesty event April 16

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Exotic pets can be fun, but if animals become too big, too costly or too difficult to manage, the enjoyment may disappear and owners may start looking… Read More

Invasive Cuban tree frogs threaten native wildlife, damage utilities, says UF expert

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Steve Johnson tadpole@ufl.edu, 813-757-2273 Steve Perkins steve.perkins@lakelandelectric, 863-834-8873 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — North Florida residents accustomed to tiny tree frogs may feel jumpy – a giant Cuban species has colonized half… Read More