Animals

Micanopy Man Collecting Pumpkins To Feed His Farm Animals

Johnny Green is collecting old pumpkins to feed to his four baby pigs and 12 chickens in Micanopy. Green spread the word about his search for old pumpkins through Facebook, and community members have already donated. Green will pick them up around town or community members can drop them off at his Micanopy farm.

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Alligator Crashes UF Students’ Lake Alice Picnic

Michael Tamayo and a friend were picnicking by Lake Alice on Wednesday when an unexpected guest decided to join. An alligator crept up to the University of Florida students’ picnic blanket and started to chomp down on a sandwich. A bystander, Richard Reed Jr., caught the gator encounter on video, and at …

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Fish Deaths At Wal-Mart Raise Concern For Living Conditions

Betta fish deaths at a local Wal-Mart have raised concern from an Alachua County resident. However, PETA and betta fish experts say that the small containers that the fish tend to be kept in are not ideal for them in any store, because it makes them more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and sullied water.

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