Tag Archives: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

In the News: Giant eyeball, voter registration, Zimmerman trial, IRS subpoena

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish – A giant, blue eyeball found on a South Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Genetic testing will be […]

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Researchers believe eye found on Florida beach belongs to swordfish

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:26 pm

Researchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission believe an eye that was found last Wednesday on a south Florida beach belongs to a swordfish.

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to perform necropsy on panther carcasses

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will perform complete necropsies on the carcasses of two Florida panthers killed by cars this weekend. The necropsies will take place in the commission’s research lab in Gainesville.

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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish […]

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Speed restrictions on Santa Fe River

By on June 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Water levels are way up on the Santa Fe River, and that’s led the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to impose some boating speed restrictions.  A 32 mile stretch of the river from O’Leno State Park to where the […]

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Tips to avoid alligator attacks

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:04 am

A Gainesville man is recuperating after being attacked by a 9-foot alligator near a homeless campsite in the woods east of South Main Street last evening.  Alligator attacks are not uncommon in Florida, especially this time of year when more […]

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Coyotes roaming around Gainesville

By on October 19th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Wild coyotes are present around the state, but they are a relatively uncommon site.  WUFT-FM’s Corey Matthew says that sight is not so unusual anymore. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Spokeswoman Karen Parker says area residents should never leave […]

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