A small whale beached itself in Sanibel Island, Florida on Wednesday. Jeff Lundstrom caught the moment Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission workers attempted to push the whale back into the water. Local reports say the whale was later euthanized despite efforts to save it.
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Whale beaches itself in Sanibel Island
Semi full of pumpkins crashes, catches fire on I-75
SeaWorld Orlando nurses baby manatee back to health
Sea turtle hatchling makes its way to the ocean following Hurricane Irma
Irma cleanup is in full swing
Number of dead increases at Florida nursing home without air conditioning
5-foot rattlesnake caught at Florida power plant
Adorable baby giraffe born at Zoo Miami
Arrest made of Confederate protester at Hollywood, Florida, City Hall
Bodycam video shows crash that injured 2 deputies
Shark-dragging suspects involved in other cases of fishing abuse
Lightning strikes airport worker in Florida
Meet Gwendolyn, the chocolate-chip cookie eating pet alligator
A baby manatee without its mom has very little chance of survival. When the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission found the calf stranded in Southwest Florida, likely as a result of Hurricane Irma, it was underweight and dehydrated. SeaWorld is treating the calf until it is at least 600 pounds, which usually takes two to three years.
Irma cleanup means all hands on deck. Kids, neighbors, utility workers and one chainsaw-wielding nun get to work as millions of evacuees fight gridlock to get home to Florida and millions more wait for power to be restored.
The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, scene of eight deaths in the aftermath of Irma, has received below-average ratings from state regulators, and is affiliated with Larkin Community Hospital, which has a troubled regulatory history as well.
An off-duty police officer in Lakeland, Florida, captured a five-foot long venomous rattlesnake at the Lakeland Electric McIntosh Power Plant, September 3. A worker discovered the large reptile under a stairway on the grounds of the plant, according to police. Off-duty officer Scott Wisneski lifted the rattlesnake with a pair of tongs into a container.
Two Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies were injured during a traffic crash Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. They were working an earlier crash when they were injured. WARNING: Video contains offensive language.
A newly released video has shown the moment a Southwest Florida International Airport worker was struck by lightning on July 22. Local media reported that the victim, 21-year-old Austin Dunn, survived the strike and was hospitalized with third degree burns to his hands, feet and chest. The video shows Dunn walking under the nose of the plane before being hit.
Gwendolyn, a large alligator that has been been both pet and pal to retired firefighter David Van Buren for 47 years, is under investigation, once again, by Florida Fish & Wildlife, after a scared neighbor reported seeing the gator in the front yard of a Coconut Grove home.
A man catches a hammerhead shark with a fishing rod, another lifts it slightly above the water's surface and fires two shots from a handgun into the animal's gills. Blood pours from the shark as the man laughs.
A tropical storm warning was issued for Florida on Monday, July 31. According to AccuWeather, thunderstorms and localized flooding are expected through Tuesday. These videos show flooding on the streets of St Petersburg, Florida.