Once again, registration has opened for the Florida Python Challenge, in which participants compete in the Everglades to remove the invasive Burmese pythons to win a cash prize. The annual python removal competition first began in 2013, and thousands of pythons have been killed since then. Pythons are native to Southeast Asia but were first […]
HORROR NIGHT OUT I peed in a pond when the toilet queue was too long on a night out – when I woke up my arm had been chewed off
A MAN who peed in a pond during a night out woke up to find that his right arm had been chewed off. The 23-year-old from Florida decided to pee in the water behind a bar after noticing how long the queue to the bathroom was. Jordan Rivera revealed that his right arm had been […]
A Florida man captures hilarious moment a VERY bold turtle hitches a ride on a 10-foot alligator and rides it around a pond ‘like it’s a horse’
A Florida man has captured the hilarious moment a very bold turtle hitched a ride on the back of a 10-foot alligator. Wildlife photographer Jef Henninger snapped the unusual encounter on Monday as he walked near a pond in Tampa. Surprised by the alligator’s docile behavior – since gators are known to prey on turtles […]
Florida man, 72, has his right leg ripped off below the knee in horrific alligator attack
A Florida man had his right leg ripped off below the knee in horrific alligator attack before wildlife officials shot dead two huge predators. One of the beasts had the foot of the injured man still dangling from its mouth. The man, 72, whose identity was not disclosed, was working outside his Titusville home on […]
Where Do Iguanas Lay Their Eggs?
If you have seen iguanas around your property, you know how difficult it can be to get rid of them. You may have noticed they’ve eaten your landscaping and burrowed in places where you or your kids have tripped. If you’re facing an infestation, you may be wondering where iguanas lay their eggs. The best […]
Alligator kills 85-year-old Florida woman as she walked dog
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) – An 85-year-old woman was killed by an alligator while walking her dog in a senior living community on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, officials said. The woman was walking her dog on Monday afternoon beside a canal in Spanish Lakes Fairway near Fort Pierce when the nearly 11-foot (3.3-meters) gator attacked the […]
Florida Manatees Continue to Face Difficult Times as Food Sources Dwindle
Manatees, the gentle giants commonly seen in Florida’s waterways, are once again facing challenges over the winter. It used to be due to unusually chilly cold snaps, but in recent years it’s had as much to do with food — or a lack of it. This is a creature who can’t ever seem to catch […]
Rogue Iguana Causes Massive Power Outage Before Dying; How Did They Become an Invasive Species in Florida?
The war between the invasive iguanas and the people of Florida continues as an unfortunate event in Palm Beach that happened on Wednesday, December 7. Local newspaper Sun Sentinel reports that a rogue iguana caused a large-scale power outage in Lake Worth Beach after climbing onto a power grid’s transformer, which affected roughly 1,400 households […]