Time To Get Cracking, Stone Crab Season Opens SaturdayIt’s almost time to draw the butter and dip into one of South Florida's favorite seafood delicacies. Stone crab season opens Saturday, October 15th.
Manhandling A Manatee Lands Man In JailDon’t play with the manatees, you could end up in jail. That’s what happened to a man in Islamorada when he decided to jump into the water and swim with a few of the endangered animals.
Trapped Turtle Rescued By Homestead Family & FWCA 300 pound Green sea turtle is expected to make a full recovery after getting caught in a lobster trap with the trap line twisted around its body.
Black Bear Found, Tranquilized In Cutler BayFlorida wildlife officials have tranquilized a black bear spotted in a residential area of Cutler Bay.
Teenager Catches State-Record Flathead CatfishA 13-year-old boy has set a new state record for the biggest flathead catfish caught in Florida.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Gets Underway In FloridaIt’s that time of year again. It’s sea turtle nesting season so if you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step.
Wildlife Officials: Florida Panther Killed By VehicleFlorida wildlife officials recovered the remains of a Florida panther in Collier County.
Black Bear Captured Near Fort Myers SchoolWildlife officials spent hours trying to remove a young black bear from the grounds of a Fort Myers school.
Zoo Miami To Host Exotic Pet Amnesty Day EventSometimes people sign up for things that, in the long run, turn out to be not the best idea—like acquiring an exotic animal as a pet.
Lawmakers Float Boating Enforcement ChangesLaw enforcement officers would need "reasonable suspicion" to stop and inspect boats sporting state safety stickers, under a measure that sailed through its final House committee Wednesday.
Man Acquitted Of Infractions In Quadruple Fatal Boating CrashA man involved a quadruple fatal boating crash has been acquitted of all three misdemeanor infractions he faced.
Cold Snap Helping Python Hunters In First Week Of Everglades HuntA dip in temperature may be giving hunters an early edge in a state-sanctioned hunt for elusive Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades.
South Florida Prepares For Python Removal CompetitionThis weekend, wildlife officials are bringing back the Python Challenge -- a nearly one-month event allowing for the removal of Burmese pythons, a non-native species, from the Florida Everglades.
Record Number Of Florida Panthers Died In 2015Florida Panther deaths in the state reached a record total of 41 for 2015.
Bill Seeks To Protect Black Bear Habitat, Reduce ConflictMonths after the state held a controversial hunt, a bill filed Tuesday aims to help protect Florida's black bear population and limit human encounters.