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Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Endangered Florida Panther Dies Less Than A Year After Release

Rescued as a kitten, an endangered Florida panther has died less than a year after being released back into the wild.

01/06/2014

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - APRIL 03:  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)

Dash Cam Captures Three-Car Crash On I-75 Near Dead Panther

A Collier County deputy, responding to a man that hit and killed a panther with his car, captured a three-car accident on his dash cam.

01/04/2014

INDIA-ENVIRONMENT-ASIATIC LION

We’re Not Lying: Lion Captured After Brief Escape Near Tampa

Well, this is something you don’t get to write everyday…authorities in the Tampa area are on the lookout for a lion.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

(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

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Group Wants Ban On Importing Giant Snakes Tossed

A nationwide ban on importing four types of giant snakes, or taking them across state lines, may be challenged in federal court.

12/23/2013

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - APRIL 03:  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)

Florida Panther Seen Roaming Urbanized Part Of SW Fla.

Wildlife biologists are trying to capture a Florida Panther seen roaming around urbanized parts of Golden Gate Estates in southwest Florida.

12/14/2013

(Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

FWC Hosts Free Hunter Safety Course In Broward

Residents are invited to join wildlife officials Saturday for a free hunter safety course in Broward County.

12/14/2013

File image (Source: CBS4)

Second Bear Suspected In Florida Woman’s Mauling Is Euthanized

Another bear has been trapped and euthanized in a central Florida neighborhood where a woman walking her dogs was mauled.

12/09/2013

A leopard gecko is displayed in an aquar

Experienced Pet Owners Can Adopt Exotic Species

It’s one thing to care for a dog or cat, but owning an exotic pet, like a sugar glider or a boa constrictor, is a whole other task.

11/16/2013

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Giant Pythons Create Problems In Southwest Dade

West Kendall resident Frank Arbelaez still cringes when he thinks about Halloween night 2012. He said what he saw happen to his Yorkie on the bank of the canal behind his home was traumatizing.

11/05/2013

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