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One of 19 manatees rescued in Central Florida. (Source: CBS4)

19 Manatees Rescued From Central Florida Drain Pipe

An unusual rescue in Central Florida has saved the lives of 19 manatees.

CBS Miami–02/24/2015

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Coast Guard Searches For 2 Boaters Missing Off Gulf Coast

Officials are searching the waters for a pair of fisherman who sent a mayday call saying their boat was taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico.

02/17/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

FWC Investigating Two More Panther Deaths

The remains of two Florida panthers have been recovered and sent to a lab for further analysis.

02/16/2015

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Lawmakers Could Send Message: Don’t Feed The Bears

Florida lawmakers might increase penalties for people repeatedly caught feeding bears and alligators.

02/10/2015

Chopper 4 over dolphin stranded near 179th and Collins. (Source: CBS4)

Stranded Dolphin Dies In┬áSunny Isles Beach

Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said a stranded dolphin in Sunny Isles Beach has died on Tuesday.

02/03/2015

(Source: CBSMiami.com)

FWC Investigating Boat Crash Near Sea Isle Marina

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers are investigating a boat crash that sent one woman to the hospital on Saturday.

01/24/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Sunrise Neighborhood On Alert After Dog Snatched By Gator

Trappers are in a Sunrise neighborhood Wednesday after a dog, walking along the banks of a lake, was snatched Tuesday night by an alligator.

01/07/2015

December 20, 2014:  A search for a missing person off Dinner Key.  (Source: CBS4)

Life Jacket Found Off Dinner Key, No Sign Of Possible Missing Person

A vacant life jacket was spotted by search crews looking for a possible person who was missing in the water off of Dinner Key, officials said.

12/21/2014

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Attacks On Livestock & Pets On The Rise

As state wildlife officials work to repopulate the endangered Florida Panthers, more of the wild cats means increased the chances of interactions with humans.

12/13/2014

A hunter aims and prepares to shoot a wild duck on Pripyat's river, not far from the village of Veresnitsa, some 260 km south of Minsk on April 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV        (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Central Florida Residents Challenge Decision To Allow Silencers

Three Central Florida residents have filed a legal challenge against a state decision allowing hunters to use silencers, citing safety issues as their primary concern.

12/08/2014

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