The United States Association of Reptile Keepers wants the government to lift the ban on bringing invasive snakes and reptiles into places like the Everglades. According to a lawsuit filed by The Keepers, the science behind banning people from introducing snakes into an ecosystem they absolutely do ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, also known as PETA, apparently owns 80 shares in SeaWorld Entertainment, which it bought in April of last year. And since PETA is a shareholder, it came up with an idea to create a coastal retirement sanctuary for SeaWorld's killer whales. But, as thing ... More >>
From Burmese pythons to Lion fish to rock pythons to giant African snails, Florida is home to a plethora of invasive species. And now, the latest animal threatening to eat all of the things in the Everglades and other parts of the wild, is a particularly jerky thing called an Argentinian tegu lizar ... More >>
On a scalding Saturday afternoon, nearly a dozen Miami Beach Police cars are jammed up on the lawns of a shady residential street near Mount Sinai Hospital. Cops lean against their cruisers as a mangy group of about 20 protesters spills out onto the overgrown lawn before a white, single-story house. ... More >>
Bees are an integral component of the ecosystem. Bees are pollinators -- as are birds, bats, beetles, and butterflies -- that are responsible for helping to cross-pollinate more than 30 percent of crops in the food supply and more than 90 percent of wild plants. Without bees and other pollinators, ... More >>
Either great white sharks love the warm waters of Florida or we're just superdelicious, because another one has been spotted swimming around our neck of the woods like it's all good. See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters -Fishermen Catch Great White Shark Off Florida Coast (VIDEO) ... More >>
For the first time, an endangered Florida Panther has been released into Palm Beach County. Not to worry. The wild cat won't be roaming the strip malls or come knocking on your door looking to borrow a cup of sugar. The 120-pound panther was released into the Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area, ... More >>
Everybody has that neighbor (OK, some of you are that neighbor) whose heart bleeds for all the stray cats in the hood. Cat Lady or Cat Dude leaves paper bowls full of Meow Mix all over the sidewalks, and the scraggly, fiercely independent kitties go tomcatting all over town. You might think you ... More >>
There's a black market for everything, even turtles. Last month, we told you about an extensive sting operation led by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that took down a local yokel who was illegally smuggling turtles to China. It turns out this wasn't a one-off incident. Turtle smuggling ... More >>
It may sound like some truly bad straight-to-DVD movie, but Scientific American is reporting the discovery of zombie honeybees in Northern California, which may provide a clue in the search behind colony collapse disorder.A research article recently published in Plos One, a peer-reviewed science ... More >>
NBC/UniversalBravo's Top Chef has (mostly) been a beacon of light in the dimly lit world of reality television. On Top Chef people are smart and driven and even though there are sharp knives and open flames, no one has been stabbed or set on fire purposely. Though some past chall ... More >>
Vanishing of the Bees - Trailer from Bee The Change on Vimeo. Honey, if you haven't heard about the disappearing bees, you are in for a shocker! Vanishing of the Bees is a film currently screening across the country (this Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens) about the massive disappearance of bees from hi ... More >>
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An elephant's, um, premature problem means zookeepers have a messy job
Who are you calling a lepidopteran?
The cats and cannons of the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus have come to town
A whimsical journey on the wings of a butterfly
By Susan Eastman
Should 2700 little sparrows be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?
Save the baby sea turtles!
Lake Worth Pier
"Monsters of the Deep" features squids and sharks and dinosaurs -- oh, my!
Big wave-riding among the sharks of New Smyrna Beach -- the calm before NYC's storm
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area
Arthur: A Live Adventure
Lion Country Safari
West of U.S. Highway 27
Forget strip malls, condos, and highways. Loxahatchee Groves is a place of dirt roads, wild pets, and eccentric residents.
Manatee Viewing Area
Conservationist Paul Reillo has waged a one-man campaign to save Dominica's parrots from extinction
Dolphin activist RussRector will do just about anything to make swim-with-dolphins programs extinct
Dolphin activist Russ Rector will do just about anything to make swim-with-dolphins programs extinct
State wildlife officials say that amateur hotlines set up to help protect endangered manatees are putting the animals at risk
Buck Island Ranch is home to the threatened caracara, and it's a laboratory where ranchers and conservationists are learning to work together
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
The recent bust of a Hollywood importer sheds light on an illegal reptile trade that has adventurous smugglers making easy money
Turns out the Florida panther has a taste for deer kept on the Seminoles' hunting preserve. Now the tribe wants payback.