Meet the Naples-saurus: Monster-like Alligator roams Florida Golf Course like it owns the place

Courtesy: Tyler Stolting via Valencia Golf and Country Club Facebook Godzilla is that you? Check out this monster-sized alligator roaming the Valencia Golf and Country Club early Wednesday morning.  Courtesy: Tyler Stolting via Valencia Golf and Country Club Facebook The video was captured by Tyler Stolting, the first assistant golf professional, who was driving by

Camping Spotlight: Lake County Florida

Courtesy: Image by LUM3N from Pixabay Camping is one of those activities that you either love or hate. There is no in-between, and understandably so. Camping involves physical labor to prop up/build tents, cook your own food, live outdoors, and operate with no cellphone signal, to name a few things. And for that reason, the

South Florida is out of the eye of the storm, but sees record rainfall and flood warnings

Courtesy: National Weather Service Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in the central part of the Florida Keys late Sunday night, bringing heavy rains and strong wind gusts throughout the night and much of the early morning announced the National Hurricane Center. The 28th named storm of this year’s busy hurricane season entered Lower Matecumbe Key

Massive 2,000 pound Great White Shark ‘pinged’ off Florida coast

Courtesy: Image by mlproject from Pixabay Early Thursday morning, researchers observed a “ping” from a massive great white shark just off the coast of Florida, south of Miami. The 15 foot, 2,000 plus pound female great white was “pinged” at 5:46 a.m. near Key Largo Thursday. The shark, Unama’ki, is the second-largest great white shark

Disney World: Baby White Rhino born at Walt Disney World resort– And he’s huge

Courtesy: Walt Disney World via Associated Press Over the weekend, a 150-pound (68-kilogram) white rhinoceros was born at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park. 150-pounds… AT BIRTH.  The baby rhino, who has yet to be named, was birthed by Kendi, the first white rhinoceros born at the theme park back in 1999, reported the

Florida becomes largest clean-air state in the nation; meets all EPA air-quality standards

Courtesy: EPA meeting at Simmons Park, Ruskin, Fla. Photo by EPA The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday, Oct. 22, that Florida satisfied all six of its air quality standards. Ruskin, Fla., was the site of the news conference that held the announcement. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Regulatory Programs

Flying Squirrel Trafficking ring in Florida results in six arrests, one suspect at large

Courtesy: Image by sowwwww from Pixabay According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, six arrests have been made in an illegal trafficking ring that focused on trapping flying squirrels in Florida and selling them to overseas buyers in Asia.  The flying squirrel is a protected wild animal species in Florida and is sold

Florida Stone Crab season is back—BUT there are some changes

Courtesy: Shutterstock- Peter Acker Fall season means a lot of things, depending on who you ask. But in Florida, any die-hard foodie will tell you one thing remains king in the heart of fall—Stone Crabs. Stone Crab season is here for Floridians to enjoy in all its glory. Sweet, juicy, and served chilled with a

Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park breaks Florida record

Courtesy: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission A Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park has broken the previous length record by one inch. On Oct. 2., snake trappers Kevin Pavlidis and Ryan Ausburn captured the Florida record, 18 foot and 9 inch long Burmese python roughly 35 miles west of Miami along the L-28

Trump Extends OffShore Drilling Ban in Florida

Seascape with extraction platform. Photo and Caption: Jesus Keller/Shutterstock.com President Trump has just extended a drilling ban for the Gulf of Mexico for 10 years. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 8 at a campaign stop in Jupiter after speaking on the environment at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. The memorandum the President signed