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Feds Seek Public Comment On Captive Orca Lolita

Posted: 01/24/2014 - Federal officials are seeking public comment on a proposal to have captive killer whale Lolita included in the endangered species listing for Puget Sound orcas.

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Sea Turtles Have Tumors Removed From Eyes

Posted: 01/16/2014 - Four juvenile green sea turtles have returned to the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after a Miami veterinary ophthalmologist surgically removed cauliflower-like tumors from their eyes.

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Whooping Crane Shot, $7,200 Reward Offered

Posted: 01/16/2014 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the unlawful shooting of a whooping crane near Pond River on the Hopkins and Muhlenberg County line.

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FWC Names Lawshe 2014 Officer Of The Year

Posted: 01/15/2014 - He has rescued a man missing for days in a swamp, apprehended a suspect during a manhunt, caught people illegally harvesting redfish, trespassing and harming gopher tortoises, and helped with a murder investigation. And all of that was just in 2013.

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Social Media Helps Catch Men Linked To Animal Killings, Burglary, Arson

Updated: 01/15/2014 - Social media and anonymous sources helped FWC investigators arrest four men linked to numerous crimes that took place over the course of several months in the Dupuis Wildlife and Environmental Area and the Hungryland Wildlife Management Area in Martin County.

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Dead Whale Found On South Florida Beach

Posted: 01/10/2014 - A large, dead sperm whale has washed up on a South Florida beach and federal biologists were on their way to examine the carcass.

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