What You Should Know About Prison (Florida Edition)

Barbed-wire fence at Dade County Men’s Correctional Facility, Florida, USA. Photo: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock.com About 96,000 prisoners are serving time in facilities around the state About 10% of prisoners in Florida are housed in privately-run facilities Most corrections’ dollars go toward guards and health care costs at prisons. Florida’s prisons are clustered mostly in North Florida.

How the Burmese Python Took Over the Florida Everglades

Burmese Python. Photo: Vince Adam/Shutterstock.com Imagine a predator invading your space that can grow up to 20 feet long or more and has a telephone-pole-sized girth. This intruder eats everything it can swallow, and indeed has been known to swallow animals twice its size. Small and medium-sized mammals are no match for this fiend that