U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Plan Would Limit Swimming With Manatees At Florida RefugeFederal wildlife officials want the public to voice their opinion on plans that would limit people from swimming among manatees at a Florida wildlife refuge.
Study: So. Florida Butterflies Unintended Victims Of Mosquito ControlSpraying insecticides may help control pesky mosquitoes, but South Florida’s butterflies may have become an unintended victim, according to a five-year study.
Panther Crossing Installed Under Southwest Florida RoadAs more and more panthers are being killed passing cars, authorities are hoping a new crossing under a southwest Florida road will keep cars from colliding with the big cats as they expand their range north.
10th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle CollisionFor the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.
Ninth Panther Found Dead In FloridaWildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.
Local Vet Rehabilitates Pelican, Amid Search For CulpritsA South Florida vet is helping rehabilitate a pelican found with his pouch slashed and his wing hacked off.
Pelicans Turning Up With Slashed Pouches, Missing WingsFlorida Wildlife officials are searching for a person or people who slashed a number of pelicans' pouches and hacked their wings off.
Group Puts Pressure On UM Over Sale Of Rare Dade ForestA growing group of protesters were outside the University of Miami (UM) Friday holding signs in hopes, what they say is a priceless piece of land, is preserved for future generations.
Panther Killed On Collier Highway Adding To Record Death TollA Florida panther was found dead after being struck by a vehicle in Collier County.
Ultralight Craft Helps Whooping Crane MigrationAn ultralight aircraft has helped complete the annual winter migration of endangered whooping cranes to Florida.
US: International Trade Threatens Native TurtlesFederal wildlife authorities hope they will be successful at getting a new rule put into place that would require permits to ship four native freshwater turtles overseas.
Miami International Targets Wildlife Smugglers Wildlife inspectors at Miami International Airport are trying to keep illegal animal imports from entering the country as the airport leads the nation in shipments of both living and dead animals, according to the The Miami Herald.