CBS4 Weather Day 2012

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CBS4 Chief Meteorologist David Bernard and meteorologist Craig Setzer join Billy the Marlin on the field at the start of the CBS4 Weather Day on April 30, 2012. (Source: CBS4)
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There were about 13,000 elementary and middle school students from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. (Source: CBS4)
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Meteorologist Craig Setzer taught the kids about tornadoes and hurricanes. (Source: CBS4)
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Craig also showed off an anemometer which is a device for measuring wind speed, and is a common weather station instrument. (Source: CBS4)
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Here's Craig showing the crowd how tornadoes form. (Source: CBS4)
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CBS4 Meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez chats with Billy the Marlin for a moment.(Source: CBS4)
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David and Craig talk to each other and get the crowd of kids fired up during this fun-filled field trip. (Source: CBS4)
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In addition to learning about lightning, tornado and hurricanes, the kids learned about how the weather affects South Florida's eco-system. (Source: CBS4)
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That's where Michael from the Museum of Discovery and Science came in. (Source: CBS4)
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Michael brought a few creatures from the Everglades with him including this Gopher Tortoise. (Source: CBS4)
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This Gopher Tortoise is named "Amber." (Source: CBS4)
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Up next, something that Lissette doesn't seem to like very much. It must be something slithery! (Source: CBS4)
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Yup! it's a Florida Kingsnake. (Source: CBS4)
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Florida kingsnakes feed on frogs, toads, lizards, rodents, turtle eggs, juvenile turtles and snakes including venomous species. Billy must be glad they don't eat Marlin. (Source: CBS4)
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The next animal presented by the Museum of Discovery and Science was an American Alligator. (Source: CBS4)
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The little guy's name is "Wally." The American alligator is known as King of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)
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Not all animals are wanted in the Everglades. This is "Thumbalina", an 8-foot Burmese Python. Burmese pythons are one of the largest snake species on earth.(Source: CBS4)
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Non-native Burmese Pythons have proliferated in the Everglades. They were pets that were released or escaped and their numbers have grown so much that a recent study suggested they are behind the sharp drop in the population of raccoons and other mammals. (Source: CBS4)
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Craig, Lissette and David wrap up the 6th annual CBS4 Weather Day at Marlins Park. (Source: CBS4)
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