The tortoise and its burrow are protected by state law. If one lives in your yard, keep dogs and children away from the burrow. While driving, keep an eye out for these slow-moving creatures on roads. Please give them time to cross.
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Mochi “Mo” Rickert, an eight-year-old St. Bernard from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, now holds the Guinness World Records for having the Longest tongue on a dog. Her tongue measures 7.31 inches in length. According to a Guinness press release, "It enables her to eat quickly and sometimes causes her to fling food up to two or four feet across a room!"
A stray kitten is recovering after an Omaha, Nebraska veterinarian removed a brain parasite from its nose. Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) released footage on Facebook showing the enormous Cuterebra larva being removed. The Cuterebra fly is a large, non-biting, fat fly that lays its eggs near rodent or rabbit burrows on grass, rocks and vegetation. According to NHS, the Cuterebra do not "seek out animals," but its eggs will attach and hatch in an animal in response to the body heat of a passing host.
William Rodríguez Abadía, son of Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela, the former boss of the powerful Cali cartel in Colombia, asserts that Netflix series 'Narcos' doesn't have all the facts correct. He spoke with el Nuevo Herald's reporter Catalina Ruiz.
The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, October 20, 2017. The incident took place at the Midway Food Store located at 110 Northwest 11 Ave in Fort Lauderdale. Investigators say the victim was in front of the store working on a disabled vehicle when the suspect walked up to him and shot him. Anyone who may have witnessed this homicide or who can identify the suspect is encouraged to contact Fort Lauderdale Homicide Detective Jim Jaggers at 954-828-5970 or 954-828-5534.
Tampa Police detectives need help identifying a man who might be able to help solve a homicide in which a Tampa man was gunned down near a bus stop. The attached video shows a man walking down a street near where the shooting occurred at the approximate time of the shooting. Detectives hope to talk with the man to see if he saw anyone or anything that might shed light on the homicide.