Admiring Florida manatees is a favorite pastime of many folks but if you get too close, you could end up behind bars.
It took an extra day, but there’s a new winning snake in the state’s 2013 “Python Challenge.”
Competitors in the month-long 2013 Python Challenge trekked through more than a million acres of swamps and sawgrass in search of the well-camouflaged Burmese python. The results were announced Saturday morning.
More than three dozen pythons have been killed so far as hunters reach the halfway mark of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s “Python Challenge”.
Over 1,000 people put their name to paper to hunt Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but few have managed to capture or kill the invasive snakes.
Florida’s Burmese python hunt has netted 27 snakes in the first nine days of the month-long hunt, according to Florida wildlife officials.
Florida’s Burmese python hunt has netted 21 snakes in the first week of the month-long hunt, according to Florida wildlife officials.
Are you ready to go on a snake hunt? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold its 2013 Python Challenge beginning the weekend of January 12th.
The carcass of a 40-foot female sperm whale was found early Monday near the International Fishing Pier in Deerfield Beach.
There was an unusual visitor to the shores of Pompano Beach Sunday morning. The Broward Sheriff’s Office said beachgoers spotted what was believed to be a sperm whale about 40 feet from shore.