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  1. Alake, a 20-year-old southern white rhino, gave birth days ago to a female calf at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, according to zoo officials. This is the eighth birth of the species at ZooTampa. The baby rhino has not yet been named.
  2. This January 2010 photo provided by Ian Joughin shows the area near the grounding line of the Pine Island Glacier along its west side in Antarctica. According to a study published in the Friday, June 11, 2021 issue of Science Advances, the critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and spawning huge icebergs.
  3. Dead fish lie on the sand at Indian Shores Beach in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
  4. Orange buds growing in a citrus grove in Florida. A panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decided this week to overturn federal approval of the aldicarb pesticide in the production of Florida oranges and grapefruit.
  5. A dead fish is seen on the beach at Indian Shores after reports that Red Tide was found in water samples taken along the Pinellas County coast, according to state officials.
  6. After all 12 of its stingrays died on May 27, ZooTampa is sending tissue and water test samples to a lab in Germany and hiring two aquatic experts to investigate.
  7. Owner Brian Rosegger pulls himself and his boat closer to a line of floating bags to harvest oysters at the Lost Coast Oyster Company farm in Tampa Bay in August 2020.
  8.  Intersection where State Road 56 ends eastward at U.S. 301, pictured on Friday, June 4, 2021 in Zephyrhills.
  9. The black bear at Philippe Park was spotted in several residential areas over the weekend, police said.
  10. In this Dec. 30, 2010 photo provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a female North Atlantic right whale Catalog #3911 is entangled in fishing gear. By February 2011, she was dead. A study published by the journal Current Biology on Thursday, June 3, 2021, says the hulking giants of the deep, the North Atlantic right whales, are about three feet smaller than they were just 20 years ago.
  11. Port Manatee, as seen from Piney Point Road, near where polluted water was discharged earlier this spring.
  12. The younger generation of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales are on average about three feet shorter than whales were 20 years ago.
  13. Republic Services is one of three companies selected Thursday to provide trash pick-up service to Hillsborough residents. The new franchise agreements begin next year.
  14. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Vice Chair Mike Sole, "Alligator" Ron Bergeron, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Commission Chair Rodney Barreto announce the annual python hunt in the Everglades, which will start in July.
  15. The black bear seen at Philippe Park was also spotted in several residential areas over the weekend, police said.
  16. The setting sun on Clearwater Beach is always a crowd-pleaser.
  17. Civil rights and personal injury attorney Benjamin Crump (center) and co-counselors announce the filing of a lawsuit against Gopher Resource on behalf of Colin Brown (in headphones). Colin's parents Ko Brown (third from right) and Tomika Brown (second from right) are suing the lead factory, alleging that dust from the plant poisoned their son. Colin's blood-lead levels only subsided after his father, a former factory worker, left the plant. The Wednesday press conference in Tampa was held outside of the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse.
  18. Roy Leep and his dog Scud on set at WTVT during the 1990s.
  19. In this June 26, 2015 photo, mourners attend a funeral for unclaimed people who died of extreme weather, in Karachi, Pakistan, after a devastating heat wave that struck southern Pakistan the previous weekend, with over 800 confirmed deaths according to a senior health official. A study published in Nature Climate Change on May 31 has calculated that more than one-third of global heat deaths can directly be attributed to human-caused climate change.
  20. In this April 23, 2018 photo, the logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   Exxon Mobil is facing a major challenge from a group of investors in one of the biggest fights a corporate boardroom has faced over its stance on climate change, an issue of rising urgency among many shareholders. The investor group is pushing to replace four of the oil giant’s board members with executives who they say are better suited to make money and to lead the company through a transition to cleaner energy.
  21. All 12 stingrays housed at ZooTampa at Lowry Park have died, officials announced Thursday night. The cause of their deaths is under investigation.
  22. Mice scurry around stored grain on a farm near Tottenham, Australia earlier this month. Vast tracts of land in Australia's New South Wales state are being threatened by a mouse plague that the state government describes as "absolutely unprecedented."
  23. Consultants and workers have documented problems with fumes spilling out from the furnace into the workspace at Gopher Resource for years.
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