NEW PORT RICHEY — The small crowd readied cameras and craned their necks, peering over heads and through bodies to try and catch a glimpse. Brittany Pharel, 10, wanted to see the hulking manatees, a mother and her calf, laid out on blue tarps Thursday along the edge of the Pithlachascotee River.
LAKELAND — A woman on Tuesday evening shared a video on Facebook that showed a large gator slowing traffic as it slithered across a busy road.
DADE CITY — On Friday, a federal judge ordered Dade City's Wild Things not to remove or relocate any of its 22 tigers pending an ongoing legal battle with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
NEW ORLEANS — Two environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for stretching the red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico.
The head of the state agency overseeing the multi-billion-dollar Everglades restoration project said this week he will no longer let his employees cooperate with the top scientists who are supposed to be advising the project.
CLEARWATER — Pinellas County's program to protect sea turtle nests has fallen into disarray, creating what state wildlife officials call an unprecedented situation.
ST. PETERSBURG — A little more than a day after Mayor Rick Kriseman stood in front of a line of television cameras to tout the improvements at the Southwest sewage plant near …
WEEKI WACHEE — Paddleboarders along the Weeki Wachee River had a couple of surprise visitors over the weekend.
There's an upswing in monkey business in and around a state park in Florida, where bands of non-native rhesus macaques live along a river that's popular with kayakers and tourists.
HAULOVER BEACH — A man swimming at a south Florida beach was bitten on both legs by a shark.