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Boaters Need To Slow Down For Migrating Manatees

South Florida is known for attracting “snow birds” but the warm waters off our coast line also attract manatees which means boaters need to slow down and be careful.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

This 10-foot long African Python killed a 60-pound husky in SW Miami-Dade County on August 30. (Source: Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

Python Attacks And Kills 60-Lb Husky

A North African python, also known as a rock python, in a rare attack killed a family’s husky in Southwest Miami-Dade County on August 30.

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

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

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2013 Python Challenge Comes To An End

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.

CBS Miami–02/11/2013

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

Python Challenge Not Netting Many Snakes

Over 1,000 people put their name to paper to hunt Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but few have managed to capture or kill the invasive snakes.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

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Exclusive: Multiple Geese Found Shot By Arrows

Someone committed a cruel attack on a pair of geese in a South Florida canal. Two large geese were found shot by arrows. One of them died, and veterinarians are still working to save the other.

CBS4–12/28/2012