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Raking the wrack wrecks coastal wildlife's home

April 01, 2010 

What is brown, teeming with life and raked off our beaches frequently? You may be struggling with an answer if the beach you frequent in Florida receives a clean sweep of all debris - both human-made and natural - before you put one big toe on the sand.  

Ducks - more than they're quacked up to be

April 01, 2010 

As Easter approaches, many parents buy mallard ducklings for their children. We've done that for generations, but consequences have caught up with us. 

All kidding aside, this monkey business is serious

April 01, 2010 

The elusive rhesus macaque monkey darting around the Tampa Bay area and cheered on by 60,000 Facebook fans is generating a lot of banter. However, wildlife officials caution that this monkey is highly stressed and potentially very dangerous, and is itself in danger.  

Bass are on the beds and on our minds

April 01, 2010 

Spring is here, and the bass are on their beds. The males have been fanning out beds on firm lake bottoms with plenty of nearby vegetation. If they are successful in their amorous intents to entice a female to join them, they'll soon be spending time guarding the nest and fanning tens of thousands of eggs to keep them oxygenated. 

Get your sunshines, FWC tells Lake Osborne anglers

April 01, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers of the opportunity to tap into an untapped Lake Osborne fishery resource.  

FWC urges responsible behavior when living near panthers

April 01, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has received several reports in recent weeks of panthers roaming around Collier County residents' yards.  

People love this helpful, pretty, little beetle

April 01, 2010 

People love to see ladybugs. They are pretty and shiny with tiny, black dots on their little, red bodies. Ladybugs are also orange, yellow and pink. 

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