Sarah the dolphin, who lives at Island Dolphin Care in the Florida Keys where she is paired with handicapped children for therapy, was having trouble breathing when veterinarians and doctors performed a life-saving surgery usually used on humans. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - After six years of searching, an entomologist has concluded that three varieties of butterflies native to south Florida have become extinct, nearly doubling the number of North American butterflies known to be gone. Full story
A drag race was part of a festival commemorating the Florida Key's 1982 secession from the U.S. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Bette Zirkelbach and Richie Moretti, of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, check on OD, a 320-pound green sea turtle, before it is loaded on a FedEx aircraft in Fort Lauderdale, Florida July 25, 2013 in this handout photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau. Due to an irreparable collapse
Richie Moretti, founder of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, examines "Charley," the loggerhead sea turtle, before releasing it about 25 miles off the Florida Keys, May 24, 2013. The juvenile reptile was rescued May 7, 2013, after a fisherman found it floating off the Keys. It was treated f
Richie Moretti, founder of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, returns "Charley" the loggerhead sea turtle to the ocean about 25 miles off the Florida Keys, May 24, 2013. The juvenile reptile was rescued May 7, 2013, after a fisherman found it floating off the Keys. It was treated for an impa
Bette Zirkelbach examines Charley, a tagged juvenile loggerhead sea turtle, at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida May 10, 2013. Charley was released in June 8, 2012, off Santa Marta, Colombia, and rescued on May 7, 2013, 22 miles off the Florida Keys. A fisherman found the