On Monday a turkey was killed by two men who broke into his pen at a home in Gulf Breeze. “Tom” the turkey had been a much loved member of the family. “He was so friendly,” the homeowner told the Pensacola News Journal. Upon arrest, the suspects told a sheriff’s deputy that they had intended […]
Archive for November, 2012
Today the Loomis Bros. Circus began three days of shows in Crestview, in northwest Florida’s Okaloosa County.
The circus features an act during which an 8,000 pound, 40-year-old elephant named Okha is forced to stand with all four feet on a ball and balance in place. In a November 2 article in the Crestview News Bulletin, […]
In June, the Max Planck Florida Institute opened a 100,000 sq. ft. biomedical research facility in Jupiter, created with $188 million in state and local funds. It’s the Germany-based institute’s only facility in the United States.
Less than two months after employees moved into the new labs, a routine inspection by the United States Department of […]