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Brown Basilisk courtesy Steve A. Johnson

Nonnative lizard that appears to walk on water thrives in Florida

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September 7, 2022

Florida has three times as many nonnative established lizards as native ones. Among Florida’s approximately 50 species of nonnative lizards is the brown basilisk, a species now thriving in south and central Florida. In a new peer-reviewed ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Amanda Thompson, Brown Basilisk, Edis, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Florida Museum Of Natural History, FLorida Museum Of Natural History Herpetology Collection Database, IFAS NEWS, Ken Gioeli, Lawrence Reeves, Nathan Burkett-Cadena, Nonnative Lizard, Steve Johnson, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

UF study: Disease-carrying mosquitoes abound in deforested lands

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October 9, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Most disease-transmitting mosquito species live in deforested areas, a finding that may influence decisions on where and when to cut down trees, a new University of Florida study shows. Deforestation occurs when people ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, UF/IFAS, Wildlife
Tags: Amy Vittor, Deforestation, Entomology, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Nathan Burkett-Cadena, News, Pathogens

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