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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

(Courtesy: FWC)

Collier County Residents Asked To Look Out For Panther

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking locals in Collier County to be on the look out for a Florida panther.

CBS Miami–12/27/2013

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

$12K Reward Offered In Suspicious Panther Death

The Florida panther is one of the most endangered animals in the world, which is why state and federal wildlife officials are now offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the suspicious death of an endangered Florida panther.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

(Source: www.audubonoffloridanews.org)

Endangered Florida Panther Shot & Killed

An endangered Florida panther has been found dead of a suspected gunshot wound on federal land.
The panther was found dead Saturday in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Collier County.

CBS4–12/09/2013

Naples Shooting

Miami-Dade Men Arrested After Deadly Shooting In Naples

Two Miami-Dade men have been arrested on murder charges after a deadly shooting in an East Naples apartment complex Saturday night.

11/24/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SW Fla. Woman Fighting For Life Against Rare Bacteria

What started off as a simple swim in the Gulf of Mexico has left an elderly woman fighting for her life in Southwest Florida.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

(Source: FWC Photo)

Injured Florida Panther Kitten Rescued

A nine-month old Florida Panther kitten was rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Monday after it was found injured in Collier County.

CBS Miami–05/16/2013

A maleFlorida panther was released into the Everglades on April 3, 2013 after spending most of his life in captivity. (Source: FWC)

Panther Released To Everglades After Two Years In Captivity

An endangered Florida Panther was released in the Everglades after spending most of his life in captivity.

CBS4–04/03/2013

Miami-Dade and Broward County rank among the state's healthiest counties, according to a new study. (Source: CBS)

Miami-Dade, Broward Rank Among State’s Healthiest Counties

South Florida is home to some of Florida’s healthiest residents, according to a national study.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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