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Body of missing duck hunter found as search for Altha man begins

January 26, 2010 

A body found in the Apalachicola River Sunday night is that of missing Albany, Ga. hunter John Mark Slappey.  

FWC records unprecedented number of cold-related manatee deaths

January 26, 2010 

The cold period that began Jan. 2 and lasted nearly two weeks continues to impact Florida manatees. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute documented more than 100 manatee carcasses in state waters from the beginning of the year through Jan. 23.  

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FWC Facts:
The mean breeding period (rut) of white-tailed deer in Florida can vary as much as seven months from one part of the state to another.

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