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.
Year Old Florida Panther Killed By Vehicle In Collier CountyAs 2015 comes to an end, it has been a record year for Florida panther deaths. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said 40 panthers died this year.
Dead Fish Wash Ashore On Florida Beach Hundreds, if not thousands, of dead fish washed ashore Monday morning on Satellite Beach, just north of Melbourne beach.
Panther Found Dead In Collier County Wildlife officials said they have found the remains of another Florida panther.
Wildlife Officials To Release Fake Snakes Around StateFlorida wildlife officials are employing a unique strategy in an attempt to raise awareness about non-native species by releasing fake snakes around state landmarks.
Wildlife Officials Trap Orphaned Florida Panther KittenFlorida Wildlife officials caught a 4-month old female panther kitten, they said, was likely orphaned when its mother was hit and killed by a vehicle.
Large Python Pulled From Miami-Dade ParkA scary discovery at a South Florida park prompted an investigation by wildlife officials.
State Calls Bear Hunt A Success, Opponents Call It A SlaughterFlorida wildlife officials Thursday called last month's bear hunt a success, with 304 bears killed in two days and few hunters cited for violations --- but critics called it a slaughter, saying most of the bears were killed on private land, where state regulations could be more easily skirted.