The Possum Festival in the small Northwest Florida community of Wausau has long been a draw for politicians trying to show off their down-home credibility. But the festival is facing criticism from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking for experienced pet owners to adopt exotic species through the Exotic Pet Amnesty Program.
Florida wildlife officials have banned the breeding of lionfish in the state as a last ditch effort to eradicate the invasive species.
Boaters who are not following the rules of the water could see law enforcement pulling up to the bows of their boats.
After nearly a week of searching, trappers caught one of two crocodiles which call the canals of a Coral Gables neighborhood home. The reptile, due to distress and exhaustion from being caught in a trap, later died.
Police are trying to get the word out in one Coral Gables neighborhood after a man was bitten by a crocodile over the weekend – a first in Florida.
If you spot a Florida panther or black bear in the wild, be sure to report it. Florida biologists say public reports of black bear and panther sightings are helping them understand more about the elusive creatures.
A man, allegedly caught poaching hundreds of sea turtle eggs, was arrested and booked into jail.
After several high-profile boating deaths, police are showing boaters they are not going to tolerate anyone operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol.
Another Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.