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Invasive species as junk food for predators: Native prey necessary for predators to stay healthy and prosper

A new analysis by Odum School researchers of scientific studies spanning more than two decades has revealed that predators benefit most from eating invasive prey only if their traditional food sources remain intact--that is, if they are able to maintain their usual diet and eat invaders only as an occasional snack.

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Happy Halloween: "Spirits" photographed!

Just in time for Halloween, a University of Georgia scientist has posted photographic evidence of “spirits”—his term for the distinctive markings resembling a human skull that are found on the backs of Texas Gray moths (Glenoides texanaria).

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CONSERVATION SEMINAR: Cold-blooded conservation: Educating the public about reptiles & amphibians
Dr. Kimberly Andrews, Research Coordinator, Georgia Sea Turtle Center & Education Program Specialist, Savannah River Ecology Lab & Adjunct Professor, UGA Odum School of Ecology
Dec. 2, 2015

Graduate Student Symposium 2016
Jan. 15 - Jan. 16, 2016