Florida Wildlife

A pelican is recuperating after its pouched was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Courtesy: South Florida Veterinarian Don Harris )

Pelicans Turning Up With Slashed Pouches, Missing Wings

Florida Wildlife officials are searching for a person or people who slashed a number of pelicans’ pouches and hacked their wings off.

03/03/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Dies After Being Hit By Car In Florida

Authorities said a Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida, making it the eighth panther death this year.

02/25/2015

(Source: National Park Service)

Wildlife Officials Hunt North African Pythons At Edge Of Everglades

The hunt for an elusive python is on in west Miami-Dade County, where wildlife experts said they are racing against the clock to find the Northern African python before it invades the Everglades.

01/29/2015

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

Panther Gets Treatment At New Zoo Hospital

A Panther suffering from gunshot wounds is being treated at a Tampa Zoo’s newest facility making it their first patient.

11/15/2014

An American crocodile. (Source: FWC)

Florida’s Top Crocodile Expert Weighs In On Gables “Croc” Controversy

Following the search for a crocodile in the Coral Gables community of Gables By The Sea, Florida’s top crocodile expert weighed in on the “croc”controversy.

09/19/2014

Whale Fine  (Photo By: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Garbage May Be To Blame For Florida Whale’s Death

Garbage may have something to do with the death of a whale who beached itself in Florida.

09/12/2014

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Killed In Southwest Florida

A vehicle hit and killed a Florida Panther in southwest Florida, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Lionfish (Photo By MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

Ban On Importing Lionfish Into Florida Takes Effect

Aquarium shops wanting to get lionfish will have to get it from a diver thanks to a new ban on importing the fish which kicked in Friday.

08/01/2014

(Source: Thinkstock.com)

Thousands Of Fish Killed By Red Tide Off Florida Coast

Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red tide.

07/27/2014

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)

Panther Killed In SW Florida

A young Florida panther, officials say, was found dead Wednesday.

06/25/2014

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