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Tell FL Governor No More Oil Wells In The Everglades!
Animals  (tags: everglades, oil, petition, AnimalWelfare, animals, conservation, crime, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, law, protection, wildlife )

- 2866 days ago -
The Everglades nourish wildlife and plants native only to Florida. There are over two dozen protected species that call it home. This fragile eco-system provides a major source of recharge to aquifers that serve millions of Floridians.
Plan to Block Giant Snakes in Florida May Hurt Businesses
Animals  (tags: giant, Everglades, snake, hissing )

- 3365 days ago -
A federal plan to block giant constrictor snakes in the Florida Everglades from slithering into other states has snake sellers hissing that it will hurt business and won't work.
New Python Sparks Fears of a `Super Snake'
Animals  (tags: snakes, everglades, animals, kids, dangerous )

- 3476 days ago -
Fears of a new ``super snake'' emerging in the Everglades grew this week during a hunt to track South Florida's invasive python population
11 Pythons Caught In Hunt -
Animals  (tags: snakes, pythons, FLorida, hunt, Everglades, pets )

- 3626 days ago -
It has been one month since trappers started rounding up Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades. So far, only 11 reptiles have been caught. The python trapping season ends on Oct. 31, but Governor Charlie Crist is reportedly considering extending
Kill Pythons Humanely, Hunters Urged - MiamiHerald-VIDEO!
Animals  (tags: ethics, habitat, hunt, pythons, Everglades, PETA, humane )

- 3642 days ago -
Bludgeoning isn't enough. Neither is beheading. Pythons deserve both, insists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. From anybody else, the advice might sound like overkill. But the animal rights advocacy group argues there are humane
Sanctuary Offers Python Solution -
Animals  (tags: pythons, sanctuary, wildlife, Everglades, pets, abandonment, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, protection )

- 3645 days ago -
Florida's Burmese python problem has taken center stage over the past month. About 150,000 are believed to slither though the Everglades. While a state sponsored hunt is one solution to the problem, a reptile expert says preventing further snakes
Everglades Outpost Wildlife Rescue I Home
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, protection, rescue, education, Everglades, endangered, conservation )

- 3646 days ago -
Founded in 1994, Everglades Outpost Wildlife Refuge and Rescue dedicates itself to ensuring the future of both native and exotic wildlife. Calls for wildlife rescues from residential areas are received on a daily basis.
Python Hunt In Everglades Begins
Animals  (tags: pythons, Everglades, hunt, euthanasia, Florida, native species )

- 3656 days ago -
Snake hunters went into the Everglades on Friday, day one of an effort to eradicate Burmese pythons from the area. More than 100,000 pythons are believed to be living and breeding in the Everglades. Pythons are not native to Florida, and they have
Rattlesnake Bites Man In Everglades
Animals  (tags: victim, snakebite, hospital, rescue, rattlesnake, Everglades )

- 3657 days ago -
A man bitten by an eastern diamondback rattlesnake in the Everglades is recovering today. John Payne, 47, of Hollywood, was conscious and talking as he was taken to Cleveland Clinic in Weston after the Thursday night incident. A hospital spokeswoman
Sen. Wants Pythons Hunted, Killed
Animals  (tags: pythons, Everglades, endangered species, hunt, kill, Nelson, Florida )

- 3658 days ago -
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called Tuesday for organized hunts of thousands of pythons believed to be living in the Everglades to kill the snakes and prevent potential attacks. Nelson's request came in a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who got a
Invasive Snakes To Be Hunted By Python Patrol
Animals  (tags: pythons, hunters, invasive, Everglades, snakes, Florida, Nelson, wildlife )

- 3658 days ago -
Florida hunters will soon have a new prey. Starting Friday, ten hunters will take part in the first ever python hunt in the state. The permitted hunters will head into state wildlife management areas in South Florida to search out and destroy as many
8-Foot Gator Found in Oakland Park Pool - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.Com
Animals  (tags: alligator, Florida, pool, capture, humans, Everglades )

- 3666 days ago -
Oakland Park residents lassoed an 8-foot alligator to a tree using an extension cord on Tuesday night before calling 911 to complain that the reptile had snuck into their swimming pool, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
Nelson Says No More Pet Pythons - WPLG Miami
Animals  (tags: pythons, Everglades, ban, laws, death, Florida, humans )

- 3666 days ago -
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called on Congress Wednesday to enact a federal ban on pet pythons. Nelson made the remarks in the wake of a Burmese python strangling a 2-year-old girl in Sumter County last week. The tragedy was the latest and most graphic
Snakes Slither Into Neighborhoods - WPLG Miami
Animals  (tags: everglades, snakes, pets, escape, neighbourhoods, Florida )

- 3674 days ago -
MIAMI -- Miami-Dade firefighters with the department's elite Venom Response Team are finding themselves increasingly busy as more non-native pythons and boas slither into populated areas. "This year I'm surprised by the numbers a little bit,"
Everglades Invasion
Animals  (tags: animals, foreign species, Everglades, threats to ecosystem, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3816 days ago -
While taxpayers are spending billions of dollars to restore the Everglades, a deadly army of foreign species is undercutting the effort by pushing out native plants and animals.

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