When the mammoth snake creature, spawned in a time and land too unfathomable for words, began tightening its hold around Jason Leon's legs earlier this month in some back woods near Miami, he knew he had one chance.
Jason Leon had to kill this motherfucker.
And kill it good.
Last year was a record year for Florida Panther deaths (26), which is a bummer.
But the good news is that they've been getting it on with hot Texas pumas and making baby panthers.
Then, on March 6, Gov. Rick Scott declared that the state would have a "Save the Florida Panther Day."
Saturday is th ... More >>
Tour-boat captains are supposed to be a little zany, maybe even a bit edgy if the crowd is right. But Angel Rodriguez of Island Safari Tours was apparently very drunk and totally insane when he took a trio of tourists out for a day of sightseeing near Key West. Yes, it sounds awe ... More >>
Most of us rejoiced earlier this year when Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar announced a new set of restrictions on the much loathed, much feared, much hyped Burmese python. But six months after the feds announced a ban on the importation and interstate sale of Burmese pythons and th ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeGene StimmlerWhen the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office received a report about a landlord-tenant dispute that involved 73-year-old Gene Stimmler allegedly talking about his penis to a 15-year-old boy, a sheriff's deputy had some questions for him.Then the deput ... More >>
University of FloridaThis iguana doesn't belong in Florida, but here it is at someone's front door in Lake Worth.If you're looking for a reptile or amphibian species that "causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health," chances are, it's in Florida.According ... More >>
Hmm, Quite.Activists protesting the death of baby sea turtles because of Fort Lauderdale's flawed beach lighting know how to get Mayor Jack Seiler's attention: holding signs up against the windows of City Hall during a commission meeting, passing out his private cell phone number, calling him a m ... More >>
Rafiki, the 1-year-old marmoset monkey that's causing problems for Jesus Hernandez.When a young man came to Jesus Hernandez's Fort Lauderdale home the other day to buy the marmoset monkey he'd been advertising online, he thought he was going to get $2,700 and say so long to 1-year-old Rafiki.Inst ... More >>