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Far From Home
Animals  (tags: manatee, Cape Cod, Florida, wildlife, rescue )

- 2550 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.
Don't Allow Pets to Be Artificially Colored With Dye ACTION
Animals  (tags: cruelty, animal welfare, Florida, color dye on animals, toxins, abuse )

- 1283 days ago -
A new bill that has just passed through the Florida House would put domesticated animals in danger of becoming live holiday decorations this Easter. The bill would overturn a 45-year ban on dyeing live animals, and would permit pet stores to sell brightly
Panthers Still Dying on Florida's Roads
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, panthers, Florida, environment, habitat, death, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1723 days ago -
Twenty three panther deaths were recorded by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) last year. Of those, 16 were killed by cars, while six deaths were attributed to "intraspecific aggression", or panthers killing other panthers.
South Florida Horses Likely Slaughtered for Meat - VIDEO- MiamiHerald
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, killed, horses, slaughter, black market, Florida, brutality )

- 2258 days ago -
Caretakers found the brown American quarter horse Bonita lying dead and bloodied on the stable floor early Sunday morning. Her front legs had been hacked, as had portions of her rump. Not far from the carcass lay her months-old foal.
ACTION ALERT: Help Outlaw Bestiality in the Sunshine State ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: bestiality, legal, states, florida, horrific animal cruelty, suffering, laws, legalisation, animal protection )

- 1728 days ago -
Unbelievably, bestiality is still legal in Florida. Numerous states including Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Alaska, South Dakota, and Washington have passed laws prohibiting this exploitive and abusive practice.
Ships Get Blame for Manatee Deaths
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, manatee's, death, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 2457 days ago -
Collisions on the rise The mammals' autopsy results indicate larger vessels are responsible. More manatee deaths in Duval County were blamed on ship and boat collisions last year than ever before, state wildlife records show
Urge Salazar to Save Florida Panthers From Extinction ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, panthers, Florida, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1966 days ago -
Florida's big cats are in critical danger of extinction. Urge Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, to protect the little remaining habitat today, before it's too late for the panther.
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Florida, spay and neuter, pets, protection, environment )

- 1729 days ago -
Simple solution to reduce animal control costs throughout Florida, and will *not* cost the State a cent: Animal Cruelty/ordinance Violation surcharge.
Keep Oil Drilling Out of Florida Panther Habitat
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, oil drilling, Florida, habitat, animals )

- 1871 days ago -
Big Cypress National Preserve was created in 1974 to stave off a proposed airport in the heart of the western Everglades. Now Miami-Dade County, whose land surrounds the preserve, finds itself with a cash shortfall and a proposal has been made to squeeze
Help Stop An Unnecessary Public Hunt of Black Bears in Florida
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, bears, Florida, hunting bears )

- 2052 days ago -
We the undersigned, wildlife advocacy group, Protect our Bears, plead to you, the FWC, to not consider public hunting and killing of black bears in Florida.
Non-Native Snakes Are Taking a Toll on Native Birds, Scientists Find
Animals  (tags: Non-Native Snakes, Florida, Science, Species, Wildlife )

- 1665 days ago -
The Everglades National Park in Florida is home to hundreds of species of native wildlife. It has also become the well-established home of the non-native Burmese python -- known to be a predator of native species.
29 Florida Panther Births Confirmed
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Florida, panthers, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

- 1737 days ago -
Florida panthers in 2010 gave birth to more kittens than in the previous three years, an indication that the panther population could be on the rise.
It's a First: Whale Sedated to Disentangle Rope
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildife, whales, notyh atlantic right whale, entangled in rope, sedatives, rescued, protection, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 2398 days ago -
Crews were able to calm it, then remove 380 feet of rope around it. PONCE INLET, Fla. - Scientists used sedatives to calm and then free a North Atlantic right whale entangled in rope off Florida's Atlantic Coast -- the first time a large whale was ever sed
End Alligator Wrestling In State of Florida 'Please Sign'
Animals  (tags: Alligator Wrestling, Florida, safety, abuse, activists, suffering, wildanimals, investigation, animalwelfare, prevention, ethics )

- 647 days ago -
The alligator is dragged into the ring by its' tail, and then hit with sticks until he opens his mouth and shows teeth. This means he is angry, and an angry alligator puts on a good show. Without an aggressive alligator, the audience loses interest.
Take ACTION for Manatees
Animals  (tags: manatees, wildlife, animalwelfare, Florida, Tea Baggers )

- 1461 days ago -
Let City and County Officials Know You are Appalled by Deadly High Speed Watercraft in Kings Bay

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