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Increased fatalities prompt FWC to reach out to boaters

December 15, 2010 

So far, there have been 76 boating fatalities, a 24-percent increase from this time last year.  

Scared to death: Opossums play possum

December 15, 2010 

Backyard Safari: When an opossum is scared, its body shuts down and the animal goes stiff, with its teeth bared, and saliva drips from its open mouth. 

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FWC Facts:
Along the Florida coast, sea turtles annually make between 40,000 and 84,000 nests. Females nest every 2-3 years, laying several nests on sandy beaches.

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