“We have several communities in Pinellas and Clearwater where they see them every day on the golf courses, in the cemeteries, where there are townhouse communities on the beaches – places where you wouldn’t really expect coyotes to be.”
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Wild turkeys are terrorizing a neighborhood in Seminole County, Fla., but the law sides with the birds. Residents say the turkeys showed up a few weeks ago and promptly began charging at children and pecking cars. “Everybody who is outside or drives their car through the neighborhood has been stopped by the turkeys,” Katie Justice, a resident of the Wingfield…
The state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted 7-0 to direct its staff to revamp the bear management plan and report back in two years. That came after a motion to hold a bear hunt this year was voted down 4-3.