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Officials: White Alligator Is Not Rare Albino
Animals  (tags: florida, wildlife, wild animals, reptile, alligator, white, endangered, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1939 days ago -
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Animal control officials say a white alligator seen resting at a subdivision along Florida's Atlantic coast is not a rare albino alligator. Rather, the 300-pound, 10-foot-long adult alligator, gets its color from a coating of white m
Researchers Looking for Whale Tangled in Debris
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, whales, right whale, entangled in debris, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1939 days ago -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Researchers from Florida State University are looking for a right whale that was tangled in debris off St. Johns County coast. The whale vanished Friday near Crescent Beach before researchers could finish freeing it. The whale had
Nearly 2 Dozen Penguins Hatch At SeaWorld
Animals  (tags: florida, sea world, marine wildlife, penguins, 2 dozen hatched, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1948 days ago -
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Workers at SeaWorld's Penguin Encounter in Orlando have their hands full. Nearly two dozen penguins recently hatched at SeaWorld, which now serves as home to more than 200 penguins. SeaWorld released an image showing a 12-day-old Ma
Cold Weather to Bring Right Whales to Florida
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, whales, nothern right whales, climate, cold weather, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1963 days ago -
With colder weather and falling ocean water temperatures come visitors from points north. Sailfish, Spanish mackerel, even whales. Yes, whales. Although most North Atlantic right whales are spotted during the winter from Vero Beach north, they somet
Police: Man Jailed After Stabbing, Attempting to Behead Cat
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, cats, Florida )

- 1964 days ago -
Levi J. Collier is being held on $5,000 bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail on the cruelty to animals charge, a police report said.
Tampa Zoo Visitors Getting First Looks At White Tiger Cubs
Animals  (tags: florida, zoolife, wild animals, wildlife, big cats, white tiger cubs, debute, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1970 days ago -
TAMPA - Two cute-as-buttons white tiger cubs born at Lowry Park Zoo in October are venturing into the public, giving morning zoogoers a glimpse -- if they are lucky -- of the rare pair. The 7-week-old cubs were kept behind closed doors until recently, wh
Navy Training Range Off Jacksonville Coast Could Harm Endangered Whales
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, whales, us navy, new training range, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 1981 days ago -
JACKSONVILLE, FL (AP) -- Environmentalists say a Navy plan to build a training range for sonar exercises off the Jacksonville coast could harm endangered right whales. The whales spend their winters in the waters of Georgia and northeast Florida rais
Chimp Plays the Role of Mom for Young Tiger Cubs ~ Video
Animals  (tags: florida, wildlife, wild animals, chimp, tiger cubs, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1985 days ago -
A chimpanzee in Miami is bridging species to care for two tiger cubs taken away from their mother
Teen Arrested for Killing Crocodile on University of Miami Campus
Animals  (tags: florida, wildlife, wild animals, corocdile, killed, AnimalCruelty, protection, killing )

- 1995 days ago -
MIAMI -- Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for mutilating and killing an American crocodile on the University of Miami campus. According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release, the suspect told UM police w
Wild Encounters With Bobcats
Animals  (tags: bobcats, Florida, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2011 days ago -
The Florida bobcat is very reclusive and not seen often. But when you are lucky enough to see one, you are able to see just how beautiful an animal the bobcat is.
Dennis the Manatee Rescued!
Animals  (tags: manatee, Cape Cod, Dennis, Florida, Sea World, wildlife, rescue )

- 2017 days ago -
Good news, friends. Dennis the wayward manatee, who has been swimming in the cold northern waters off Cape Cod for several days, is now on his way to Sea World in Orlando, Florida for rehabilitation. Thanks to James H. for the good news.
PETA Wants Criminal Investigation Of Clay Animal Control
Animals  (tags: florida, animal control, experiment, dog locked up in Truck, no ac, peta, AnimalCruelty, abused, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 2017 days ago -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A national animal-rights group has asked State Attorney Harry Shorstein to launch a criminal investigation of Clay County's Animal Control after that office conducted an experiment by locking a dog in an un-air conditioned truck for
Far From Home
Animals  (tags: manatee, Cape Cod, Florida, wildlife, rescue )

- 2018 days ago -
A manatee, normally found in warm tropical waters, is cruising the waters off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Wildlife officials there are keeping an eye on the adult manatee and waiting for a Florida rescue team to arrive and take it back home.
8-Foot Snake Keeps Homeowner From Getting Inside House
Animals  (tags: florida, wildlife, wild animals, reptiles, snakes, catured, habitat, humans )

- 2019 days ago -
PALM BAY, Fla. -- A Palm Bay homeowner couldn't get into his house because an 8-foot snake was blocking the doorway Monday afternoon.Animal Control had to come and give the arriving police officer a hand in removing the reptile. "He weighs more than I
Dismembered Crocodile Found on College Campus
Animals  (tags: florida, wildanimals, wildlife, reptiles, crocodiles, dismembered, campus, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2025 days ago -
Officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are investigating the death of an American crocodile on the University of Miami campus. The animal's headless and tailless carcass was discovered in a campus canal Wednesday afternoon.

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