Florida receives federal funds for ‘foreign animal’ preparedness and fighting diseases in deer

click to enlarge Photo via Adobe Stock Florida Key deer Florida is getting two grants totaling nearly $175,000 to combat animal diseases as part of the 2018 Farm Bill, the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Friday. The Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory will receive a $150,000 grant through the National Animal Health […]

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VIDEO: Wily python nabbed at tail end of Florida’s Python Challenge

About forty pythons were captured through Thursday in Florida’s Python Challenge, which ended Sunday. About forty pythons were captured through Thursday in Florida’s revamped Python Challenge, but organizers are staying mum about updates until the awards ceremony. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed late last week that more than 700 people had registered […]

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