As Spring rolls around, pet adoptions tend to increase. There is always a growing demand for rabbits as Easter approaches. Marion County Animal Services Director Elaine Delorio says although spring is a great time to adopt a pet, she says people should be prepared for the long term commitment. Residents can view adoptable pets on the Marion County Animal Services’ website.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Monday that an aerial survey used to count the manatee cenus in the state had recorded the highest number of manatees since the survey began in 1991.