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American Crocodile  (Source: myfwc.com)

Gables Crocs Elude Trappers Yet Again

Days after a man and woman were attacked by a crocodile in a Gables by the Sea canal, the croc that may have been responsible still hasn’t been captured.

08/28/2014

KeysInfoNet: A Key Largo man freed this dog from a plastic garbage bag last month. The dog had a bullet wound to the head, and was bound around the neck and snout by duct tape. Animal control veterinarians had to put the dog down a day later to end its suffering. (Source: Daniel Rossler and KeysInfoNet)

Dog Found Shot And Bound With Duct Tape In Keys

Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a case of alleged animal cruelty in Monroe County.

08/24/2014

Florida Spiny Lobster (Source: CBS4)

Florida Man Guilty In Illegal Lobster Shipping Case

Shipping seafood isn’t as simple as one person thought it would be. A Florida man must pay a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to illegally shipping spiny lobsters he obtained to China.

08/17/2014

Kevin Kennedy, foreground, competes in the Anything That Floats Race Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Key Largo, Fla. Named Freedom of the Seas, Kennedy's entry was created from a blue plastic barrel and foam blocks for stabilization.The offbeat event in the Florida Keys challenged entrants to race in whatever they could find or build that provided buoyancy. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Amateur Boat Builders Race In ‘Anything That Floats’ Regatta

Hundreds of spectators hooped and hollered as amateur boat builders paddled and sculled their self-made racing crafts to the finish line during this weekend’s annual “Anything that Floats” regatta race in the Florida Keys.

08/17/2014

"Pine Tyme," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, crawls into the Atlantic Ocean Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after being released on a Florida Keys beach in Marathon, Fla. Rehabilitated at the Keys-based Turtle Hospital, the 80-pound female turtle is the 11th and final turtle being tracked online during the Tour de Turtles, a three-month-long "race" organized by the Sea Turtle Conservancy. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Sea Turtle Released With Satellite Transmitter For Tour De Turtles

A loggerhead sea turtle, rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being struck by a boat, was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter and released from a Florida Keys beach Friday afternoon.

08/15/2014

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

‘Street View’ Goes Under The Sea In The Florida Keys

Much like “street view” mapping—which is available for pretty much every street throughout the country—scientists are working on bringing views of underwater wonders to a computer or smartphone screen near you.

08/13/2014

Alex Hare and his 90 lb. yellowfin tuna which he free gaffed off a dock in a canal in Islamorada.
(Source: Alex Hare)

Crazy Yellowfin Tuna Catch Captured On Camera In Florida Keys

Yellowfin tuna are normally a deepwater roaming fish found far offshore of land. But Sunday, a young Destin, Fla., fishing professional, vacationing in the Florida Keys, orchestrated an unorthodox catch of a yellowfin swimming lazily in a resort’s shallow-water oceanside boat basin in Islamorada.

CBS Miami–08/05/2014

Retired Army Sgt. First Class Billy Costello, center, who lost his right leg while stationed in Afghanistan, dives with the use of a prosthetic to help transplant coral Monday, July 28, 2014, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. 
(Source: Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Vets, Teens Transplant Corals In Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary

A dozen wounded veterans are wrapping up several days of diving in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Tuesday to help transplant corals on a special section of the reef set aside as a remembrance area for fallen American service personnel.

07/29/2014

Source: CBS4

Body Of Missing Boater Located Near Dry Tortugas

The Coast Guard reports the body of a missing boater has been located near the Dry Tortugas.

07/26/2014

Baby loggerhead sea turtles emerge from a nest on the Florida Keys beach and are captured by an live streaming webcam, illuminated by infrared lighting on a Florida Keys beach Friday, July 25, 2014, near Big Pine Key, Fla. About 100 hatchlings crawled out of the nest and headed to the Atlantic Ocean. The webcam was a cooperative project between Save-a-Turtle and the Florida Keys tourism council  to  raise awareness of sea turtles and the need to protect them.  (Florida Keys News Bureau)

Keys Turtle Cam Watchers See Hatch Live

Web-watchers were able to see about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch via a live-streaming, high definition camera.

07/26/2014

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