Outdoor report finds 3 Florida parks rank among the deadliest in the U.S.

Underwater Coral Reef – Courtesy: National Park Service – Biscayne National Park Few things are certain in life: death, taxes, and Florida finding its way onto top rankings lists for just about anything. This time around, three national parks in Florida made the top-50 list of deadliest national parks in the U.S. According to outdoor

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