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AFRICAN LAND SNAILS The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced that over 168,000 of the invasive African land snails have been eliminated since they were first spotted in 2011. In August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service removed giant African land snail from the list of quarantined areas Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

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BLACK BEARS┬áThe U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Tennessee studied data collected by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in 2015 and estimated there are 4,030 bears in Florida, which is lower than the estimate of 4,350 originally reported in March. FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley says that the black bears have rebounded Read more about Issues of Interest[…]