Talk about an occupational hazard. An airtboat captain lost his hand to the jaws of an alligator while giving a tour of the Everglades on Tuesday. Though, officials were later able to capture the gator and retrieve the man's hand.
While the rest of the nation is celebrating just being able to leave the house without mittens and and a scarf on, it will be just another warm, sunny weekend for us here in South Florida. So why not grill a fabulous selection of barbecued meats while taking in a wondrous view? No we don't mean by p ... More >>
For now, Florida's invasive python population has largely been relegated to the fresh water of the Everglades and surrounding areas, but a new study shows the alien snakes can survive for up to a month in saltwater. That means there's potential the snakes could expand their range and start poppin ... More >>
While passing through Florida last week, Tea Party queen and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann made waves by suggesting she'd be open to drilling for oil in the Everglades. Never mind the fact that scientists claim there's very little oil lying under river of gross, and even fell ... More >>
Sure, saying you're taking your talents to Cape Florida State Park Beach doesn't have much of a ring to it, but the stretch of sand on Key Biscayne is apparently the best Miami-Dade has to offer, and one of the best in the country. The annual list put out by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florid ... More >>
So, about a year ago some fisher-folk went out shark fishing in Flamingo Bay in the Everglades National Park. The crew of the boat was never heard from again, and now the FBI has arrested a group of men connected to the Governor for what they believe could be politically motivated murder.  ... More >>
via Wiki CommonsLast week, a 12-foot-long pet Burmese python snuck into the crib of a 2-year-old Florida girl and killed her. Now, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson has taken to the Senate floor to push a ban on importing the potentially dangerous snakes. "Sooner or later, a Burmese python will get the end ... More >>