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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. (Source: CBS4)

Gables Croc Attack, First Time In Florida

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.

08/25/2014

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Florida Biologists Helped By Panther & Bear Sighting Reports

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.

08/25/2014

(Source: FWC)

299 Sea Turtle Eggs Recovered From Poacher

A man, allegedly caught poaching hundreds of sea turtle eggs, was arrested and booked into jail.

08/19/2014

August 10, 2014: Miami-Dade Police Marine Patrol (Source: CBS4)

Boaters See Heavy Police Presence To Prevent Drunk Boating

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.

08/10/2014

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

19th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

Another Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.

08/07/2014

A dive flag (Source: CBS4)

Lobster Mini-Season Off To Deadly Start In Broward

The two-day lobster mini-season got off to a deadly start in Pompano Beach.

07/30/2014

A Gopher Tortoise . (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

2 Florida Teens Seen In Video Torturing Tortoise Arrested

Northeast Florida authorities say they’ve arrested two teenage girls seen in videos posted online lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.

07/26/2014

Gator that bit a man who was diving for golf balls captured by officials. (Source: CBS4)

Man Attacked By Gator At Weston Golf Course

Alligator trappers caught an eight foot gator at a Weston country club Wednesday—the same gator they believe is responsible for biting a man who was diving for golf balls.

07/23/2014

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)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead In Collier County

Another Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.

07/18/2014

An male alligator sends a mating signal to female alligators. (Source: CBS4)

Help Wanted: Alligator Trappers In Broward

Are you looking for a job or just want to earn a little extra cash? If you’re not afraid of getting up close and personal with a Florida Alligator, the FWC has the perfect job for you.

07/18/2014

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