Whales trapped in Everglades waters

Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died. Four of the whales had to be euthanized Wednesday, and six others already had died, said Blair Mase, theContinue reading “Whales trapped in Everglades waters”

Florida man who lost his hand to an alligator is being charged with unlawful feeding

  A Florida airboat captain whose hand was bitten off by a 2.7-metre alligator is facing charges of feeding the animal. Wallace Weatherholt, 63, was charged with unlawful feeding of an alligator and posted $1000 bond on Friday, Collier County Jail records show. Weatherholt was attacked on June 12 as he was giving an IndianaContinue reading “Florida man who lost his hand to an alligator is being charged with unlawful feeding”