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Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 4

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 4

OFFICIAL: DOG THAT ATTACKED FAMILY OVER SWEATER EUTHANIZED Hillsborough County spokeswoman Kara Walker says the pit bull mix named Scarface was put down because it posed a high risk to the public and because it suffered severe stab wounds during the attack. Tampa police say the dog bit a 52-year-old woman who was trying to […]

Sea turtle welcomed to conservation center

Sea turtle welcomed to conservation center

She has finally arrived. The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center’s (NBSTCC) newest resident, an adult female loggerhead sea turtle, moved into her new 15,000 gallon tank Wednesday, July 20. Rescued by Sea World Orlando, the turtle’s shell measured 2 feet 7.5 inches long and she weighs almost 200 pounds. It is unclear how old […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 11

SeaWorld Orlando’s new shark-themed coaster opening in June Mako, the park’s first new high-thrill ride in seven years, is being billed as the tallest, longest and fastest roller coaster in Orlando. It opens to park-goers June 10. Mako, named after one of the fastest and most powerful sharks in the ocean, will be the centerpiece […]