Cat Fight

The Story of the Florida Panther Is Worth Telling

Journalist and author Craig Pittman writes about the big cat's survival in his new book.

12/02/2019

Campus Conversation

New College Professor Discusses Our Relationship with Animals

Dr. Nicolas Delon will give a talk on Nov. 21 at New College in the Cook Hall Living Room; the public is invited to attend.

11/21/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Fearless Fitness

We Tried It: Yoga With Tigers

On the fourth Saturday of each month, Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary will host Yoga With Tigers, a stunning way to connect with nature and yourself as you follow your flow.

05/29/2019 By Olivia Letts

Call of the Wild

The Sarasota Sea Lion Preserve Opens to the Public in Myakka City

Marco Peters, who previously trained big cats for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, is the man behind the for-profit preserve.

04/02/2019 By Dyllan Furness

Construction

Pet Resort Adds New Pool

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed construction on a new in-ground pool for Bayside Pet Resort.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Retail

New Pet Store Opens Saturday

The pet supplies, accessories and grooming store Pet Supermarket is opening a new store at 3476 Clark Road, Sarasota.

02/15/2019 By Staff

In Memory Of

The Sweet Sadness of Manatee County's Companions Pet Cemetery

To Companions executive director Shawn Yebba and his clients, pets are like children—although maybe better.

01/24/2019 By Isaac Eger

Save the Apes

Southwest Florida's Center for Great Apes Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

The Wauchula sanctuary is home to 52 chimpanzees and orangutans.

12/03/2018 By Dyllan Furness

Construction

Animal Clinic Undergoes Renovation, Expansion

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed a renovation and expansion project for Sarasota's Clark Road Animal Clinic.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Otter Tales

A Myakka Couple Rehabilitate Orphaned Otters

When a river otter attacked kayakers on the Braden River in early March, the news made national headlines. But are adorable otters that vicious?

04/26/2018 By Megan McDonald

Wild Things

11 Wild Animals You'll Find in Southwest Florida

From bobcats to otters, here's a sampling of the wildlife you might run into in Southwest Florida.

04/05/2016 By Sarasota Magazine

Gentle Giants

Florida Manatee Population Reaches Record Highs

One of the first species listed as endangered on the 1972 Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee population now numbers more than 6,300.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Dog Days

A Manatee County Dog Gets Statewide Legislative Changes Rolling

Padi the dog, who bit the ear of a 4-year-old boy in Manatee County last June, scored a major legal victory for dogs and their owners.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

InstaSarasota

Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/18/15

Here are our 8 favorite Sarasota photographs on Instagram this week, from colorful sunsets to bright blooms to jumping dolphins.

12/18/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

InstaSarasota

Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 11/25/15

This week: watercolor sunsets, The Ringling, golden hour at Phillippi Estate Park and more.

11/25/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram

This week: driftwood on Longboat Key, an adorable speckled fawn, birds diving and more.

10/21/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

New Mote Exhibit “Oh Baby!” Explores Life Cycles of the Seas

People of all ages can learn how ocean life renews itself at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota.

02/11/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

iShots: Horsing Around

This week's collection of iShots: Sarasota horses.

12/20/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

The Loneliest Lemur on Earth

On a dark and stormy night at Myakka City's Lemur Reserve, Adam Davies ponders existence, extinction--and hope.

09/02/2013 By Adam Davies Photography by Kim Longstreet

Article

Photo of the Week: Peacock Feathers

Photo of the Week: A peacock preens on Longboat Key.

04/25/2013 By Taylor Meredith