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FWC rescues 2 manatees in 1 day

January 07, 2010 

One manatee was rescued in Palm Beach County; the other was rescued in Pinellas County. 

Cold temperatures impact Florida fish and wildlife

January 07, 2010 

The current cold snap is having an effect on some of Florida's fish and wildlife as temperatures dip below normal. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) continues to monitor the species affected most by the cold and is prepared to rescue animals when necessary.  

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FWC Facts:
Owls swallow small prey whole because they have no teeth. After 12 hours they cough up the feathers, bones and fur in a football-shaped pellet.

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