Wildlife officials, now teaming with the state’s largest electric utility, have approved an unusual step of feeding manatees that face another winter of limited food supplies in Florida waters.
The starvation threat has led to a record 1,017 manatee deaths as of Nov. 19, according to state figures.
Manatees are dying off in record numbers due to starvation, but scientists say they’re working on a plan to save those that have survived.
A FOX 35 viewer called in on Monday morning to report a mama bear and two cubs at Gilbert St. and Orange Blvd. in Sanford.
The manatee was reportedly found in distress at DeSoto Park near Satellite Beach.
"Mouth almost looked bloody! I’d say it was nearly a foot long," Jay Beiler said.
"Well check this one off the list of things ‘I shouldn’t have been swimming with.’"
A father and son got a little more than what they bargained for when they left out a bowl of water for nearby rattlesnakes.
Trapper Mike Kimmel shows how he and his mom bonded on ‘Snakesgiving’ in viral TikTok video.
According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in England, a squirrel who may have had a few too many nuts found itself trapped in a bird feeder and had to be freed by an RSPCA rescue officer.
After causing quite a mess, the deer was taken off campus before students realized they almost had a new classmate.
Penn State veterinarians found an explosive number of COVID-19 cases in deer, leaving them to wonder if humans can contract the virus from the animals.
Lightning-sparked wildfires killed thousands of giant sequoias this year, adding to a staggering two-year death toll that accounts for up to nearly a fifth of Earth’s largest trees, officials said Friday.
CrocFest will be held from noon to 8:30 p.m on December 11. Admission includes dinner and drinks.
Bears in Mims aren’t shy when it comes to trash. The bears are so aggressive that one man who lives there said they bent a metal pole and broke into an enclosure to get into his trash can.
Manatees were listed as an endangered species beginning in 1966, but their status was changed to threatened in 2017.
"So my 2 year old looked down into the sewer outside the restaurant we were at and said ‘turtle’ not quite," the boy's dad wrote on Facebook.
Last year, the population of the monarch butterfly hit an all-time low, but, during the winter heat wave, scientists say large populations delayed their usual migration, and kept mating instead
Fortunately, Charles the bald eagle is expected to make a full recovery from his injuries.
Dolphins are a common sight off our coast, but not like this one. A Pinellas County man caught a glimpse of a rare calf swimming near his backyard.