Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
Creepy, Crawly, slithering things that don’t belong in South Florida are all around us. As CBS4 Special Contributor Ron Magill of Zoo Miami discovered… there are toads, rats, birds, Crocodiles and Iguanas that are “Invaders Among Us.”
The 2013 Python Challenge ended Sunday night, wrapping up a month of competition in the Florida Everglades designed to help reduce the Burmese python population in South Florida.
Motivated by cash and curiosity, more than 1,500 hunters are deep in the Everglades on a final push to dent the Burmese python population.
Following in the footsteps of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has now classified the rare Miami blue butterfly as “endangered”.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission investigators say a single engine plane took off from a private air strip near Tavernier Creek on Plantation Key and crashed just minutes after it left the ground Friday evening.
If you’re a Florida Lobster lover, there’s some good news that is not an April Fools joke. Officials say this year’s spiny lobster season is one of the best on record in a decade.
A 16-foot long python was captured and killed in the Florida Everglades, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.
The endangered Florida Panther remains under attack with 23 of the rare cats being killed in 2010, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The recent cold snap hanging over the Sunshine State is not only sending a chill through South Floridians, it’s proving to be deadly for fish.