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84-Year-Old Man Marks 100 Gallons Blood Donation

84-Year-Old Man Marks 100 Gallons Blood Donation

It was on July 7, 1977, that Harold Mendenhall, now 84, started donating blood. It's been 35 years now and Mendenhall has donated blood for more than 400 times.

There is a specific reason for which Mendenhall started donating blood. The reason was that Mendenhall's wife Frankie got diagnosed with breast cancer. After her death, Mendenhall was all broken.

Miami Zombie’s Victim Recovering Well

Miami Zombie’s Victim Recovering Well

The world was shaken last year when they read the incident that has taken place in Miami, Florida, on May 26th, 2012. A man, Rudy Eugene, attacked a homeless man at the MacArthur Causeway in Miami.

Honoring Nursing Home’s Culture Alterations

Honoring Nursing Home’s Culture Alterations

Current week marks the National Nursing Home Week. Nurses living all around Florida will be celebrating the efforts put in by the staff, family members and volunteers of a total of around 71,000 nursing home residents.

The celebrations will honor the efforts of the people who have brought a difference in the lives of the nursing home residents.

US Agrees to Look for Suitable Nesting, Migratory Habitat for Endangered Sea Turtles

US Agrees to Look for Suitable Nesting, Migratory Habitat for Endangered Sea Tur

As per a legal settlement filed this week in US district court, the US Fish and Wildlife Service have two months to look for that in-water nesting and migratory habitat that will be suitable for the endangered species of loggerhead sea turtles. The settlement also mentions that the final protections of the critical habitat must be in place by July 1, 2014.

Gator Hunt’s Registration Starts This Week

Gator Hunt’s Registration Starts This Week

The Gator Hunt, an 11-week alligator harvest program, will take place from August 15 to November 1. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has more than 5,000 permits for participants.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Launches Captive Breeding Program

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Launches Captive Breeding Program

In the wake of saving the highly endangered grasshopper sparrow Florida, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has taken an initiative under which it has launched a captive breeding program.

Lionfish Harvest Promoted by Florida Authorities

Lionfish Harvest Promoted by Florida Authorities

Sources reported that the State wildlife officials desire to initiate permanent alterations that will make the process of catching lionfish in Florida waters an easier task.

Increasingly Occurring Sinkholes Concerning One and All

Increasingly Occurring Sinkholes Concerning One and All

Now when sinkholes are not anything new in Florida, it is being seen where it could happen next. Lately, a man from Florida was swallowed by the sinkhole while he was sleeping in his bed.

Emergency workers as well as fire crews searched for long and deeply, but the effort eventually had to be abandoned. The man named Jeff Bush was declared dead.

After Being Raised in Captivity for Two Years, Panther Set Free

After Being Raised in Captivity for Two Years, Panther Set Free

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission rescued a five-month old panther along with his sister in the Collier County in September 2011. Their mother was found dead at the place of their discovery.

Video Shows Depth of Sinkhole

Video Shows Depth of Sinkhole

Sinkholes have become far common in Florida and a recent one had been scary as well as it engulfed a man, who was slumbering on February 28 in his home.

Thirtyseven-year-old Jeff Bush was swallowed by the snake hole all of a sudden and a number of people were evacuated so as to prevent any such danger. Now, the focus is on what the sinkhole looked like.

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