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Animals

Brown bear cubs play with their mother, Mia, at a wildlife park on April 27, 2007, in Poing, Germany. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Wildlife Agency Kills Several Bears After Attack

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — A wildlife officer fatally shot several bears that exhibited dangerous behavior during an investigation of an attack in a central Florida neighborhood. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

18 state reps asking Obama administration to add 5 types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban. (Getty Images)

Rare Snake From Puerto Rico Found In Florida Shipment

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s hotline for reporting sightings of invasive species led to the recovery of an endangered snake native to Puerto Rico. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a Tampa […]

CBS Tampa–04/13/2014

File photo of a coyote. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Pit Bull Rescues Cat Being Attacked By Two Coyotes

A pit bull is credited with saving the life of a cat that was being attacked by two coyotes.

10/16/2013

File photo of a burmese python (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Owners Of Exotic Pets Can Surrender Them At Event

Instead of releasing exotic pets into the wild, owners can surrender their nonnative animals at an event in Broward County.

09/21/2013

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A Tampa Bay Guide To The Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo is much more than a place to see animals. The 56-acre park in the heart of Tampa Bay is filled with habitats of learning and excitement where you can explore the amazing wildlife that shares our world. Plus, if your looking for a great deal on admission price go on one of their bargain days where everyone young and old gets in for $6. Sunday Sept 15, is a $6 day.

09/11/2013

Chocolate, a miniature dachshund receives laser acupuncture therapy to help with lumbar disk herniation.  (credit: Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Gainesville Vet Provides Holistic Pet Health Care

Acupuncture isn’t just for humans anymore.

08/12/2013

File photo of a pelican. (Photo by Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Brown Pelicans Dead In Central Fla.

Florida wildlife officials are trying to figure out why more than 100 brown pelicans have died between Melbourne and Merritt Island.

03/15/2013

File photo of a manatee. (Photo by ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Number Of Manatee Deaths Caused By Red Tide

A deadly algae bloom is causing a record number of manatee deaths in Florida, state biologists said.

03/09/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Florida Couple Charged After 300 Animals Found In Home

A southwest Florida couple have been charged with animal cruelty and child abuse after authorities responding to a call about a missing child discovered 300 neglected animals in their home, including three dead rats and a dead hamster.

01/07/2013

File photo of a man dressed as Santa Claus. (Photo credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wild Wonderland At Lowry Park Zoo

Wild Wonderland promises to be a magical adventure for the whole family. Lowry Park Zoo will close daily at 5 p.m. in order to prepare for the magic and merriment that is Wild Wonderland. The park will re-open daily at 6:30 p.m. for this annual winter event that has over a million lights twinkling throughout the zoo.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2012

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