Museum volunteers discover new species of extinct heron at North Florida fossil site

Posted by on May 17, 2019 3:51 pm
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When the bones of an ancient heron were unearthed at a North Florida fossil site, the find wasn’t made by researchers but by two Florida Museum of Natural History volunteers. A previously unknown genus and species, the heron has been named Taphophoyx hodgei.

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