Florida will step up testing for deer disease

Some deer killed in Florida during two popular hunting days in December must be tested for a contagious disease fatal to the animals.
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Coffeeland. Restoring Eden.

Augustine Sedgewick – Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug What do you know about coffee? A wonderful new book...
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A Surprising Debut Novel. The Way Of Birds. Etherial Music

Chuck Collins – Alter To An Erupting Sun Altar to an Erupting Sun is a near-future story of one community facing climate disruption in the...
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Sensory Event at the Mote Aquarium

The Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium is hosting an event tomorrow for people who have different sensory processing abilities.
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Jane Goodall addresses her unwavering optimism about young people, the ongoing chimp study, the “two Janes,” and more, on WMNF’s “Talking Animals”

Dr. Jane Goodall offers her current impressions of young people’s attitudes about animals and the environment, among many other topics, in an interview on WMNF’s...
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Rabies reported in Pasco County

Pasco County has issued a rabies alert. The rabies alert is in response to a cat that tested positive on Tuesday.
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Founder of Florida Wild Horse Rescue Center Recalls Lifelong Love of Horses

Diane Delano—founder of the Wild Horse Rescue Center, a Webster, Florida facility that rescues, rehabilitates, and finds new homes for wild horses—recalls in a “Talking Animals” interview growing up amidst a family of horse lovers,...

Noted Dog Trainer Fields Questions From WMNF Listeners on “Talking Animals”

Glen Hatchell, an accomplished dog trainer and behavior expert–having held the Certified Professional Dog Trainer certification since 2014–was a guest Wednesday on  Talking Animals,  reprising “Ask The Trainer,” an extended segment we experimented with for...

Org provides local resources to help–anywhere in U.S.–in assisting a wild animal in need of aid

David Crawford—co-founder and executive director of Animal Help Now, a Boulder, Colorado-based national organization considered the 911 of wildlife emergencies–described on “Talking Animals” how this unusual entity can provide, through its website or smartphone app,...

Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary Founder Reflects On 30 Years Of Horse Rescue

Melanie Sue Bowles—founder and director of Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary, who alongside her husband, Jim, has shepherded the sanctuary through nearly 30 years of challenges, changes, and relocations, in service of rescuing horses and providing...

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