Two sawfish washed ashore dead in the Florida Keys over the past week; one of those fish is the largest of its species to ever be measured, clocking in at 16 feet long and weighing as much as a horse.
The deadly Valentine’s Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has inspired a movement among teens to protest for changes in gun laws. Retail outlets that sell assault weapons are taking notice. Dick’s Sporting Goods indicated Wednesday that it is making a huge move inspired by the mass murder, which killed 17. Continue reading DICK’S SPORTING GOODS CEO ANNOUNCES THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL ASSAULT RIFLES
Since yesterday evening, Hurricane Matthew has gathered strength and is on a collision course with the Caribbean. Here’s what we know about the strongest hurricane to hit the region since 2007.
Three different people were bitten by a shark during three different attacks in under three hours at a Florida beach, local authorities have confirmed. The shark encounters occurred in the same general area at New Smyrna Beach Sunday, WFTV reported. All three victims suffered lacerations, though none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
The whitefly is kind of cute looking as far as invasive pests go, but they’ve recently been expanding their reach and are presenting a new threat to landscapers, gardeners, and farmers in the United States.
The search continued Wednesday morning for a 2-year-old boy who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney’s upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, authorities said.
Florida is home to a variety of both alligators and crocodiles, and in the states alligators are considered the more ferocious of the two. This isn’t the case everywhere in the world, however. Nile crocodiles have a considerably fiercer reputation than their American cousins.