Florida Wildlife

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Gov. Scott Declares March 21, Save The Florida Panther Day

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared March 21st as “Save the Florida Panther Day.”

03/21/2015

(Courtesy: Robert Hill, South Florida Water Management)

Study Suggests Pythons Throwing Off Everglades Food Chain

A new study suggests the invasive Burmese Python is throwing off the balance of the food chain at Everglade’s National Park.

03/20/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

10th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

For the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.

CBS Miami–03/09/2015

Tokyo, JAPAN: A five-year-old female Russian sea otter Meel (L) holds her baby on her chest and swims in the large fish tank during a press preview at the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo 13 June 2007. The aquarium unveiled the baby Russian sea ottar, born at the aquarium 02 June.     (Source: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Displaced Baby Otters Find New Home

Two baby otters displaced during a South Florida cold snap have found a new home.

03/07/2015

Florida panther (Source: FWC)

Ninth Panther Found Dead In Florida

Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.

03/07/2015

PALM HARBOR, FL - MARCH 16:  A pelican as seen on the Copperhead course during the final round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 16, 2014 in Palm Harbor, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Pelican Patients To Be Released After Rehab Center Unveiling

A group of rehabilitated pelicans will be released back into the wild on Friday, the same day as a new habitat for others of their kind is set to be unveiled.

03/06/2015

A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Source: cbs4)

Local Vet Rehabilitates Pelican, Amid Search For Culprits

A South Florida vet is helping rehabilitate a pelican found with his pouch slashed and his wing hacked off.

03/05/2015

A pelican is recuperating after its pouch 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

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