FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration biologist Erin Fougeres says a couple […]
Wildlife officials are monitoring dozens of pilot whales spotted in shallow waters off southwest Florida.
Scientists say 2013 was the wettest year for the continental U.S. since 2009. The average rainfall totaled 31 inches, 2 inches above the previous century’s average.
Researchers find a shark’s lifespan may be similar to humans.
A large, dead sperm whale has washed up on a South Florida beach and federal biologists were on their way to examine the carcass.
A lion that slipped out of an enclosure at a Tampa Bay-area wildlife sanctuary has been caught and tranquilized.
This time around, the alligator got the best of the Burmese python.
Authorities are investigating the deaths of several brown pelicans found with their pouches slashed in the Florida Keys.
SeaWorld has set up a website and posted ads in a handful of newspapers around the nation in response to a critical documentary that inspired eight musical acts to cancel performances at the company’s Orlando marine park.
The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.