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Archive for February, 2013

Last week the “Python Challenge” wrapped-up without making much of a dent in the population of snakes in the Everglades. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) hasn’t said if they’ll hold the event again next year. But unless the agency changes its hands-off approach to the exotic pet trade, there may be a […]

The 2013 Florida Legislative Session will begin in March, but legislators are already beginning to introduce bills that they will support during the session. So far, two bills related to animal protection have been introduced.

Senate Bill 504, introduced by state Senator Jeff Brandes, would strengthen Florida’s animal cruelty laws by: specifying that a person who […]