Florida state wildlife officials and specialists spent this week searching for northern African rock pythons just outside of the Everglades in a continued effort to keep the species from invading the vulnerable tropical wetlands. They called it quits on Thursday, reporting zero finds, and while that may sound bad, it's actually really good news.
The biggest Florida black bear on record was unfortunately trapped and killed Sunday in a Longwood neighborhood by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), bringing to light issues of human-animal conflict.
A rare albino dolphin, spotted in waters off the Florida coast, was seen for the first time in half a century, according to reports.
A band of hungry hogs has gone wild in a Florida county, wreaking havoc on homes and threatening to ruin Halloween for all those trick-or-treaters out and about on Friday.
When we think of icebergs, we usually picture the cold, wind-chilled expanses of the Arctic and Antarctic, but new research has shown that these massive slabs of ice once drifted as far south as sunny south Florida.
A record number of crocodile hatchlings have been discovered in the Everglades National Park this summer, showing that efforts to restore crocodile habitats in the region are working well.
Biologists are working to reintroduce Florida's western striped newt - lizard-like salamanders that disappeared from the region in 2007 - to the Apalachicola National Forest, according to reports.
Florida's ban on imported lionfish, the first of its kind in the United States, went into effect Friday as a way to control the spread of this invasive species.
This past weekend, divers off the Florida coast were bold enough to offer their assistance to a silky shark they encountered with a fishhook stuck in its mouth.
Florida's ecosystem may be undergoing some major changes thanks to sixth-grader Lauren Arrington's research on lionfish, an invasive species.
In the spirit of today, World Snake Day, Americans might want to consider the fact that some 150,000 Burmese pythons have invaded Florida's Everglades, and are threatening the local ecosystem and other wildlife.
A new "turtle cam" just installed in the Florida Keys is providing viewers the unique opportunity to watch infant loggerhead sea turtles hatching and emerging from their nest.
A plot of Miami-Dade forest home to rare plants and endangered species is to be torn down to make way for a Wal-Mart, a move that's causing alarm among some environmentalists.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued a baby dolphin stranded close to shore on a Florida beach on the 4th of July, and all their efforts were captured on video.