Animals

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

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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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10/23/2012

Dade City's Wild Things trainer Randy Stearns holds lion cub Leo.  Photo Credit:  Shani Valencia-Barbosa, CBS Tampa.

Dade City’s Wild Things Offers Lion Encounters

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Thirteen-week-old lion cub Leonardo from Dade City’s Wild Things is used to being the center of attention. People don’t seem to faze Leo.  After being the subject of countless photographs, […]

CBS Tampa–02/13/2012

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Lowry Park Rhino Needs a Name

It took 16 months but Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo population was increased by one big baby boy. A endangered Indian Rhino, a.k.a. Greater One-Horned Rhino, was born July 13th at the Lowry Park Zoo. There […]

CBS Tampa–07/22/2011

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