1. In this 2009 file photo, Jacksonville Zoo staff members, volunteers and patrons stand behind a wooden railing and fence as they watch jaguar cub Harry, right, interact with his mother.  A man was injured by the now 12-year-old Harry after he climbed over a barrier and moving too close to the animal's enclosure, zoo officials said.
  2. Guests go for a swim at Caliente Club & Resorts in Land O' Lakes.
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    Dr. Deby Cassill has spent 30 years researching the lives of fire ants.
  4. The McDonald's restaurant, at 347 S Gulfview Blvd on Clearwater Beach, is among the “nonstandard” locations.
  5. REO Speedwagon will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Wednesday.
  6. This Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003 file photo shows a reconstructed Neanderthal skeleton, right, and a modern human skeleton on display at the Museum of Natural History in New York. According to a study published Friday, July 16, 2021 in the journal Science Advances, just 7% of our genome is uniquely shared with other humans, and not shared by other early ancestors.
  7. A Fort Myers man was arrested Thursday morning for stealing an alligator and then beating it, police say.
  8. Luna and Miles are just two puppies, among many animals, available for adoption.
  9. Bob Saget brings his standup act, with adult material, to the Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Friday.
  10. Domino and Figaro are two of many animals looking for love in a safe home.
  11. Miki Sudo, 35, and fiance Nick Wehry, 32, are internationally renowned competitive eaters. They moved to the Tampa Bay area earlier this year.
  12. Naturally Florida is a new podcast designed to help us become more aware of the environment around us in Florida.
  13. A giant tree trunk is growing in the kitchen of a recently listed Gulfport house with its tops sprouting through the roof.
  14. Halo and Louie are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
  15. This photo provided by Volusia County Animal Control shows pigeons off an exit on Interstate 95, in Florida. A crate carrying 100 homing pigeons fell off a truck late Tuesday, June 29, 2021, near Daytona Beach. The exit had to be closed for three hours after the pigeons fell off and refused to move, posing a driving hazard to motorists, officials said.
  16. Fourth of July fireworks and parades are back this year. We found 29 suggestions on ways to celebrate.
  17. Fireworks blast off in front of the Tampa Convention Center, one of four locations around the Hillsborough River, during the City of Tampa's Boom by the Bay celebration on July 4, 2019 in Tampa.
  18. The image from video provided by the Department of Defense labelled Gimbal, from 2015, an unexplained object is seen at center as it is tracked as it soars high along the clouds, traveling against the wind. “There's a whole fleet of them,” one naval aviator tells another, though only one indistinct object is shown. “It's rotating."
  19. Quincy and Zeke are two of many animals hoping to find forever homes.
  20. In this Dec 12, 2012 file photo, anti-virus software founder John McAfee talks on his mobile phone as he walks on Ocean Drive in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla. John McAfee, the creator of the antivirus named after him, has been found dead in a cell of a jail near Barcelona, a government source told The Associated Press on Wednesday June 23, 2021 on the same day that a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of his extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal charges.
  21. Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Manuel Margot celebrates Randy Arozarena's grand slam in the seventh inning of the June 13 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.
  22. Buddy the beefalo is adjusting to life in Florida after an eight-month escape jaunt from a Connecticut slaughterhouse.
  23. In celebration of its 94th birthday, 7-Eleven is extending Free Slurpee Day to an entire month this year.