Mary Lee, OCEARCH's most famous great white shark, last pinged off the coast of New Jersey in June. Researchers fear her tracking tag's battery might have died. Here's what they've learned about the "legendary" shark over the past five years.
Spring Island educational director and master naturalist Tony Mills shows us where alligators go to keep warm during the winter in this clip from Coastal Kingdom. To see more from this episode and to learn about other Lowcountry critters go to www.coastalkingdom.com.
This video shows the tagging of Harry-Etta, the 15th tiger shark, to be tagged by SC Department of Natural Resources biologists in St. Helena Sound located in South Carolina waters. Researchers were thrilled to find out that the shark is pregnant and may soon offer information to shark's habitats during gestation.
The Leon County Sheriff's Office posted video on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 of Detective Emily Shaw responding to a call about a snake found on the east side of the county. Shaw, who has experience handling exotic snakes. was able to bag the 9-foot long Yellow Anaconda. They think the snake was someone's pet that either escaped or was released. "If you own an exotic pet- please be responsible. Make sure their cages are completely secure and if you decide you no longer want it, DO NOT release it into the wild. Instead, contact Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission," urged the sheriff's office.
Hilton Head Island resident Jeffrey Morford had the pleasure of releasing “Julia,” a female, juvenile osprey that was rehabilitated by The Center for Birds of Prey in Charleston of on Hilton Head Island.
The South Island Emergency Beach Fill project began last week on Hilton Head and continued on Tuesday. The $3.8 million project is placing 300,000 cubic yards of sand along about two miles of beach in Sea Pines that were heavily eroded by Hurricane Matthew.