Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
The remains of what appears to be a four-year-old Florida panther is being sent off to Gainesville where a necropsy will be performed to determine the cause of death—but it appears the endangered panther was hit by a car or truck.
What started as a regular traffic stop turned into marine violation after police found dozens of fish—some illegal—inside the cooler of a Miami man’s car.
Just two days into the New Year, wildlife officials are reporting the first death of an endangered Florida panther.
State biologists are concerned about another species of python, establishing itself in Florida. The African rock python is considered more aggressive than the Burmese pythons and can grow to 16 feet.
Living in South Florida, where summer temperatures are almost a year-round occurrence, water activities like tubing are a popular past time. But while fun, tubing can be dangerous.
There is a new ban set in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that prohibits the importation of deer from other states and countries, a move intended to protect the deer from a deadly mad cow-like disease.
The Everglades, one of the world’s most unique and complex ecosystems, has had its fair share of droughts over the years. But after this year’s early-season record rainfall, there is a surplus of water that officials say could potentially drown wildlife.
South Florida’s relentless rain is causing the water to rise in the Florida Everglades and the water has risen so high, restrictions are being put in place at three Everglades Wildlife Management Areas.
The alligator responsible for biting a teen on the head in a lake in central Florida on Monday has been captured.
A panther, rescued by biologists as a kitten along with her brother, was discovered to have given birth to a “healthy and feisty” kitten just a few months after her release into the wild.