Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

File photo of an alligator. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Gator Bites North Fla. Man Working On Dock

An alligator bit a man on the leg while he was working on a dock at Lake Jeffery in north Florida.

08/30/2013

File photo of a kangaroo. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Police Chase Kangaroo For Several Hours In Florida Town

Area residents were taken by surprise after looking out their windows and seeing an unexpected visitor – a kangaroo – making its way through town.

06/03/2013

Police officials survey a damaged pier after a boat crash. (Photo by Mike Hvozda/NTSB via Getty Images)

2 Killed, 1 Injured When Boat Hits Dock In Fla.

Two men were killed and a woman was injured when their boat collided with a dock in northeast Florida.

05/27/2013

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FL Wildlife Officials Say They’ve Found A New Breed Of Bass

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials say they’ve discovered a new species of fish in the Southeast. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission scientists say it’s a new species of black bass. They’ve proposed […]

CBS Tampa–05/07/2013

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 an arrested person. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildlife Officer Arrested On Child Sex Charges

Authorities in Port Charlotte say a state wildlife officer has been charged with lewd battery on a 14-year-old girl.

03/07/2013

File photo of a pair of manatee. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. Man Charged With Harassing Manatee

A central Florida man has been charged after authorities say he posted pictures of himself playing with a manatee calf.

02/19/2013

File photo of a monkey hanging from a tree.  (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Mystery Monkey Caught After Two Years On The Lam

The wild monkey that was on the lam in St. Petersburg for two years has finally been captured.

10/24/2012

File photo of an alligator. (credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

84-Year-Old Woman Loses Arm In Alligator Attack

An elderly Lake County woman loses her arm during an alligator attack near her home.

09/26/2012

File photo of turtle. (Credit:  BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Men Face Charges For Killing Endangered Gopher Tortoises

Three young men face charges of torturing and killing endangered gopher tortoises in central Florida.

06/04/2012

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