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Child, 8, Dies In Crash On Alligator Alley

Officials said a child died in a violent crash on Alligator Alley Sunday.

07/20/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead In Collier County

Another Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.

07/18/2014

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Special Election In SW Florida To Pick Rep. Radel’s Replacement

Voters in southwest Florida’s District 19 are going to the polls Tuesday in a special election to select a replacement for former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel.

06/24/2014

Mother of the panther kitten on the day she was released into the wild. (Source: FWC)

16th Florida Panther Dies After Car Collision

Another Panther has died in Florida after being hit by a car on Thursday, making it the 16th panther death in the state for 2014.

06/12/2014

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Super Sunday Weather

Sunday will be another scorcher across South Florida with temperatures around 90 degrees.

05/25/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead

A 14-month-old Florida panther was found dead Friday–bringing the number of endangered panther deaths for the year up to 15.

05/16/2014

Oil Rigs (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Collier County Wants Oil Company’s Permit Revoked

Colliery County officials are asking for the state to revoke a permit for a Texas oil company to drill on an island surrounded by a sanctuary.

04/25/2014

Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

Necropsies Continue On Whales Beached Off SW Fla.

Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida.

01/22/2014

Dozens of pilot whales appear to be beached off the coast of SW Florida.  Source: Sea Tow Naples

Biologists Monitoring Beached Pilot Whales Off SW Florida Coast

Whales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.

01/20/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

First Panther Death Of 2014 Reported

Just two days into the New Year, wildlife officials are reporting the first death of an endangered Florida panther.

01/02/2014

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