Earth Day is Friday and FOX 35 is celebrating all week long. FOX 35 meteorologist Allison Gargaro visited Black Hammock Bee Farms to learn more about how important bee colonies are for the environment
In the middle of the night, an alligator was in the path of a Hillsborough County driver. The person behind the wheel evidently crashed into the Florida reptile, flipping their vehicle due to the impact, and passing away from their injuries, deputies say.
The Montverde Academy swim team was about to begin practice when they noticed a visitor, in the form of a 3-foot alligator. They contacted the Lake Couty Sheriff's Office and a deputy was able to relocate the little to nearby Lake Apopka.
Many of us love to eat oysters, but there are also benefits to the environment after they leave the plate. Recycled oyster shells are being returned to the water in Brevard County.
Florida is home to about 300,000 Burmese pythons. They are considered an invasive species, wiping out many other animals. Researchers from 40 universities are getting creative in how to track and trap the massive snakes.
University of Florida researchers report that the rat lungworm parasite, which can cause deadly disease in humans and in animals, has been found in a new host in Florida with its discovery in Cuban treefrogs, an invasive species.
An unprecedented, experimental attempt to feed manatees facing starvation in Florida has started slowly. However, a feeding station established along the state’s east coast has yet to entice wild manatees with romaine lettuce even though the animals will eat it in captivity, officials said on a news conference held remotely.
Manatees are finding the warmest water around to get through the big chill. This week, there were more than 500 manatees in Blue Spring State Park where the water is always around 72-degrees.
SeaWorld Orlando is caring for a manatee that was found on the side of a road near Crystal River in Citrus County. It is just one example of how that park has helping Florida's gentle giants.
Mike Murphy recorded this video of a gator at the Tara Golf and Country Club in Bradenton, Florida. The reptile walked out of one lake with a fish in its mouth, then made its way across the green and a cart path toward another lake.
With all the development around Florida, there’s often little to no effort to save the shrinking number of native plant species. But a team of conservation experts from the University of Florida is now trying to change that.
One of the biggest waterways in Florida is in trouble. Late Jessup is polluted and that is having a big impact on wildlife and eventually our way of life. But new technology being tested on that lake could be a game changer. But this is about more than just cleaning up contaminated water.
A woman in Hollywood, Florida was surprised to find an unexpected stranger inside of her toilet. Michelle Bennett said she was startled to find an iguana in her toilet as she lifted the lid.
A wildlife trapper said he captured a massive rattlesnake in Polk County. A woman called Dustin Hooper with All Creatures Wildlife Control for help after she spotted the snake in her chicken coop. Hooper said the snake was nearly six feet in length and estimated it was about 10 years old.
A dangerous pack of dogs were seen roaming the streets in Apopka. A woman says they mauled her pup to death while they out for a walk.
A man was arrested after Florida Fish and Wildlife (FWC) says he hit an alligator with mower machinery used to cut grass and destroyed a nest of eggs.
The results are in for the 2021 Florida Python Challenge with 223 invasive pythons caught. The 10-day-event last month more than doubled the number of pythons captured the previous year.
After a sea turtle got tangled in a fishing line, it had to have one of his flippers amputated. Now, the turtle name Riptide is learning to swim all over again at the Brevard Zoo.
Crews in Florida are scrambling to protect sea turtles after Elsa disrupted many of their nests.
In the minutes after surviving a horrific alligator attack on May 30, Jeffrey Heim knew he had to relay one bit of information to first responders. The freediver always wore a GoPro on his head while diving – and that’s exactly where it was, moments before an alligator took Heim’s skull in its jaws.