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Florida agency: Flying squirrels illegally shipped to Asia

A Florida wildlife protection agency says it has broken up a trafficking ring that illegally trapped squirrels and shipped them to Asia.

Florida fisherman catches massive 350-lb grouper

A Florida fisherman caught “the big one” off the southwest coast of the Sunshine State, hauling in a Warsaw grouper weighing an astounding 350 pounds.

Reptile invasion: Florida agency encourages killing iguanas

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says people should exterminate the large green lizards on their properties as well as on 22 public land areas across South Florida. It doesn't say just how civilians should try to kill them.

Woman pulls alligator out of pants during traffic stop

A Florida woman pulled a small alligator out of her pants during a traffic stop Monday morning, authorities said.

Meet the grandma who catches 200 alligators a year

Julie Harter, 55, of Lakeland, Florida, is a teacher, grandmother to six and one of the state's few female licensed nuisance alligator trappers.

Three Florida men charged in shark-dragging video

Three Florida men seen in a viral video laughing and smiling as a shark gets dragged behind a high-speed boat have been charged with animal cruelty.

WATCH: FWC investigating second shark abuse video that shows beer getting poured into gills

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking into another disturbing video, this time, of a hammerhead shark getting drowned in beer.

Sturgeon leaps from river, knocks Florida teen unconscious

Florida wildlife authorities say a teenager was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon jumping from the Suwannee River.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.