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    June 30, 2014

    Florida's 2014 Scallop Season Starts Early

    Scallop season usually begins on the first of July and runs through September 24 and has done so for a very long time. This past May, Gov. Rick Scott asked the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to expand the harvest by three days in an effort to boost the economies of the scall ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014
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    February 20, 2014

    Baby Florida Panther Near Death Rescued by Researchers

    And now for the most awwwwwwww look it the little baby! news item you'll read pretty much for the rest of your life. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced that biologists working at the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge found and rescued a panther kitten that was ne ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    "Don Juan" the Panther Stud Gets Euthanized After Siring 47 Kittens

    It's always sad when an endangered Florida panthers dies. But there's a silver a lining to the most recent death of Florida Panther 79, better-known as Don Juan. See also-Urban Sprawl Kills Endangered Florida Panthers Simply put, Don Juan got a whole lot of tail over his nearly 1 ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Old, Old Panther Euthanized at Palm Beach Zoo

    Update, 12:25 p.m.: The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter says it has six panthers in captivity on its website; waiting for a call back to confirm, but it looks like there are some options to check them out in captivity after all.Original post:The only A panther in captivity in South Florida ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Gays Still Can't Marry in Florida, but Straights Sure Can Divorce​Though certain Florida politicians would have you believe they are dutifully "protecting" marriage with laws preventing gay people from legally marrying, a new list of America's 50 Divorce Capitals has more cities from the Sunshine State than anywhere else.The website, The Daily Beast, ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    Two Florida Farmers Opt Out of Animal Rights Battles

    Matt Thomas' little pigs range freely.​This week's feature story details the escalating battle between Big Agriculture and the Humane Society, the organization behind a nationwide campaign to legislate the safety and comfort of farm animals. The Humane Society helped push through Florida's "pregna ... More >>