Florida Lawmakers Want Manatees Listed As 'Endangered'One of Florida’s favorite sea creatures may be about to receive some more protection.
Fight Over Everglades Refuge Pits Florida Against FedsSouth Florida water officials have threatened to cancel a lease with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over management of a 144,000-acre wildlife refuge in the Everglades.
Officials Propose To Drop Manatees From Endangered Species ListFor years, manatees have been considered endangered. We've seen them killed by boaters and die from sickness and cold. But now, the beloved Florida sea cow could have a new status.
Miami Seaquarium Releases Rescued ManateeIt's a big day for a sea cow rescued from a Fort Lauderdale pump station in May.
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.