Over 800 manatees have died this year in Florida waters; the highest number of deaths recorded since records were initiated back in the '70s. That's sixteen percent of the state's total population, and more than twice the number of manatees that died last year.
This is a little further afield than we usually cover, but it's only a little bit outside of the tri-county area. After all the madness last week, maybe you need a break? The annual Hooked on Music Festival is this Saturday in Fort Pierce, and is put on by Miami-based Brotherly Love Productions. ... More >>
Science museum hosts habitat chat
They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.