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Bull shark stuck in Brevard pond caught, set free
INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH — The shark saga in a beachside community is now over. A small bull shark in a Brevard County pond that had eluded capture for several days has been caught. And persistence certainly pays off. Trappers had been at it since Monday, trying to wrangle the... Read more
Man sentenced to 24 months for removing endangered sea turtle eggs
JUNO BEACH, Fla. —Kenneth Cornelius Coleman, 52, of Riviera Beach, was sentenced Thursday to 24 months in prison for unlawfully transporting endangered sea turtle eggs in violation of the Lacey Act back in 2013, an official report said. According to court documents, on July 3, 2013, sea turtle surveyors... Read more
(Another?) New AR15 Round – The .375 Reaper
I know there really is enough rounds for the AR platform that it will give you a headache just from trying to keep up. Now there is yet another round in R&D out there. Although the .375 Reaper is still in its infancy, there are various AR forums that... Read more
Bill to Stop BLM Land Grab in Texas
HOUSTON, Texas—Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced the joint filing of legislation that should settle the land dispute between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Texas landowners. The bill follows the BLM’s reassertion last week regarding federal ownership and control of the disputed land.... Read more
Tennessee Park Ranger Fired for This Video of Him Dancing on the Job
Deryl Nelson said he has been dancing on the job for years to make visitors smile, but it was “the dancing park ranger’s” moves that recently landed him into hot water with his employer. Melissa Parsons, who recently visited Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and filmed Nelson getting down... Read more
Anti-Gun Columnist Asks If It’s Time for the Government to Kill “Gun Nuts”
Here is an excerpt from a column by Susie Madrak over at CrooksandLiars.com, But Perlstein doesn’t mention the big honkin’ elephant in the room: Namely, at what point does the federal government literally go to war with its own citizens? Because we’re not talking about bank robbers here, we’re... Read more
How This Mysterious Clam Puts on an Underwater Light Show
The first time Lindsey Dougherty saw the shimmery, lightning lips of the Ctenoides ales file clam, she was diving in Indonesia with her sister. When she surfaced, she remembers saying, “I’m going to do a Ph.D on this! I’m in love!” Dougherty, now at the University of California, Berkeley,... Read more
Texas State Aquarium Announces Plans for Big Expansion
KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend The Texas State Aquarium made a big announcement on Wednesday. They are ready to move forward with with the largest expansion in the Aquariums 24-year history. About half a million people visit the Texas State Aquarium every year. With the new expansion,... Read more