Tag: Florida FWC

Gopher Tortoise Painted Pink, Florida FWC Seeking Culprit

Gopher Tortoise Painted Pink, Florida FWC Seeking Culprit

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is actively seeking any information leading to the arrest and conviction of perpetrators who pai [...]
Deadline To Tag Your Non-Native Reptile In Florida Is July 28

Deadline To Tag Your Non-Native Reptile In Florida Is July 28

The University of Florida, in conjunction with the  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold free Passive Integrated Transponder ta [...]
Florida Reptile Breeder Keeps License After State Tried To Eliminate It

Florida Reptile Breeder Keeps License After State Tried To Eliminate It

Taesoon Ty Park, a well known Florida reptile breeder whose license was not renewed after two monitor lizards apparently escaped and injured two dogs, [...]
Florida Law That Restricted Certain Reptiles Ruled Unconstitutional

Florida Law That Restricted Certain Reptiles Ruled Unconstitutional

A Florida law signed June 29 by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that placed restrictions on the possession, breeding and sale of non-native tegu lizards (Sa [...]
Florida Python Hunters Break Record For Largest Python Captured

Florida Python Hunters Break Record For Largest Python Captured

Ryan Ausburn and Kevin Pavlidis last week captured the largest Burmese python (Python bivittatus) ever taken from the Everglades. The reptile measured [...]
Florida FWC Traps 100-Pound Suwannee Alligator Snapping Turtle

Florida FWC Traps 100-Pound Suwannee Alligator Snapping Turtle

Biologists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute were checking traps last week that were set for the Suwannee alligator snapping turtle [...]
Florida Residents Should Be On The Lookout For Nesting Turtles And Turtle Nests

Florida Residents Should Be On The Lookout For Nesting Turtles And Turtle Nests

If you live in the state of Florida, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants you to know that it is turtle nesting season. The FWC [...]
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