2 ball pythons found in Orlando area in as many days

In just two days, two invasive snakes have been discovered in the wild in Central Florida. The ball python is native to Africa and brought to the United States as pets. Most likely, these snakes were released by pet owners or they escaped enclosures.

Baby turtles stranded on Brevard County beaches

Some rough surf has left baby sea turtles stranded on Brevard County beaches. More than 200 turtles were spotted since the weekend, but now volunteers are working to help. Expert say the turtles are suffering from fatigue and need rest before they can be released back into the ocean.

State eyes bear management strategies

Techniques to manage Florida’s black bear population over the next decade, including the possibility of regulated hunting, are outlined in the draft of an updated 10-year plan released Tuesday.

Dozens of seagulls mysteriously fall ill on Lido, Siesta Key beach

Something is making laughing gulls sick on Lido Beach. Save Our Seabirds' avian hospital administrator, Dana Leworthy said it started when nine laughing gulls were brought in, showing signs of sickness. Within days, they were treating 25. While red tide does not appear to be present in the area, samples from Collier County have tested positive.