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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

Clearwater Beach (credit: Getty Images)

Five Reasons To Visit Tampa For Spring Break

Whether you plan to spend your entire spring break sun-bathing or you’re ready for some retail therapy, Tampa Bay has it all.

03/05/2014

Lake County man says he was investigating a rustling noise when he was attacked by a bear. (Getty Images)

Authorities Say Bear Attacked Central Florida Man

Lake County sheriff says victim was treated for minor cuts and bruises.

CBS Tampa–02/28/2014

File photo of a young deer.  (credit:  Phil Inglis/Getty Images)

Woman Gored In Eye By Deer

Officials say a woman was gored in the eye by a deer at a Tampa Bay area wildlife sanctuary.

CBS Tampa–01/13/2014

A lion sleeps in his enclosure. (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Lion That Escaped Tampa Bay-Area Wildlife Sanctuary Has Been Caught

A lion that slipped out of an enclosure at a Tampa Bay-area wildlife sanctuary has been caught and tranquilized.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2014

File photo of emergency. (Credit: ThinkStock)

Bear Suspected In Attack Of Woman Is Euthanized

A bear that matched the description of one that injured a Florida woman who was walking her dogs has been captured and euthanized.

CBS Tampa–12/05/2013

Rick Dominicks says he shot and killed a 12-foot python in his backyard. (Getty Images)

Python Invades Naples Back Yard

Rick Dominicks says he shot and killed a 12-foot burmese python in his East Naples back yard.

CBS Tampa–12/05/2013

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Central Fla. Woman Injured In Encounter With Bear

A woman was injured in an encounter with a bear while walking her dog, and wildlife officers set up a trap Tuesday to try to capture the animal, officials said.

12/03/2013

A Cariblanco Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) hangs on the back of its mother at the zoo in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (Photo credit LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

28 Monkeys Seized From Miami Illegal Sales Ring

Florida wildlife officials say they’ve broken up a black-market monkey sales ring.

10/30/2013

File photo of the Facebook homepage. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Photos Of Wild Turkeys Lead To Charges

Four men are facing charges after Florida wildlife officials spotted a Facebook posting that shows pictures of them posing with wild turkeys and a dead alligator.

06/07/2013

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