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Varmints You Can Hunt at Night in Florida

175 Danger never rests, and varmints never sleep. Well, not at night, at least, judging by the chaos they wreak in the wee hours. Wild predators are annoying, but they do a lot of damage, too: They gobble up livestock, pets, adorable baby deer, and garbage. Plus, they carry mange, viruses, and rabies. Get to […]

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Managing Common Everyday Safety Hazards Around the Home in Florida

214 You may think danger mostly lurks outside, but you can find some potential perils right in your own house. You should be aware of these so that you can take the necessary steps to prevent any harm to yourself or anyone who lives with you. Here are some common safety hazards around the home. […]

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Tips and Techniques for Catching a Blue Marlin

265 Without a doubt, the Blue Marlin is one of the most exciting fish species to catch. In fact, many fishing tournaments around the world will focus specifically on this titan of the sea. Anglers will travel far and wide for the opportunity to hook a grander and put their name in the record books. […]

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The Hunt for Burmese Pythons in Florida Yields Results

130 While on the hunt for pythons one chilly March morning in Florida, Mike Kimmel was about to pack it in and head home. Then he saw a python over on the levee. By Burmese python standards, it was not too big at 7 ft., but it ended up being a historic catch.   Mike […]

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Bufo Toad Infestation Problem Reported in Palm Beach Gardens in South Florida

899 Dr. Myles Rowley of Stuart Sound Animal Hospital speaks on the dangers that bufo toads pose to pets. There has been a recent infestation of poisonous Bufo Toads, or Cane Toads, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The infestation is believed be caused by recent warm weather and heavy rains. Hundreds or thousands of very […]

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FWC Approves New Shore-Based Shark Fishing Regulations

142 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is going to implement a statewide ban on chumming in July of 2019 to address shore-based shark fishing concerns. Chumming refers to a widely-used fishing process that involves dumping chopped up fish parts, bones, and blood into the water to attract marine life. The final decision by […]

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So Cold in Florida: 20 Years Since Turtles Were Cold Stunned Like Today

107 NASA scientists, teamed up with conservationists, have come to the rescue of hundreds of turtles from unusually cold water temperatures off Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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