animal abuse Shark Abuse Video Could Spur Florida Legislative Action By Jim Turner - News Service of Florida • Aug 7, 2017 Malkusch Markus via Flickr As state investigators seek more evidence from the public about a growing number of videos that showcase abuse of sharks, legislation may be filed that seeks to better define state wildlife laws. Raising Voices For Cecil The Lion By Barbara J. King • Jul 30, 2015 Cecil the lion's slaughter at the hands of trophy hunters in Zimbabwe has lit up the Internet and social media with protest and outrage in recent days. PETA's 'I, Orca' Virtual Exhibit In Downtown Jacksonville Monday By Taylor Johnson • Jun 26, 2015 Stig Nygaard / Flickr People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, will be in Jacksonville on Monday protesting against SeaWorld. The protest will take the form of an interactive exhibit on a downtown street corner. Listen Listening... / 0:41 Listen to the version of this story aired on WJCT 89.9 FM Torture Of Pet Cat Galvanizes Springfield Community By Cyd Hoskinson • Aug 14, 2014 Amy Garrett The Springfield community is rallying around a couple whose cat was found tortured to death. With All Due Respect: The Cruelty Of Animal Abuse And Offshore Drilling By Jay Solomon • Aug 5, 2014 Alexander Vasenin / Wikimedia Commons I get it. I truly understand and empathize with the uproar and outrage concerning the two teenaged girls who tortured and stomped to death a gopher tortoise on July 16 in Clay County. First Read: Thursday, July 31, 2014 By Patrick Donges • Jul 31, 2014 Zeljko Causevic, Vibrio vulnificus and 'Jeopardy!' are in the headlines today. First Read: Monday, July 28, 2014 By Patrick Donges • Jul 28, 2014 Marriage equality, EverBank Field and property taxes are in the headlines today. First Read: Friday, July 18, 2014 By Patrick Donges • Jul 18, 2014 Marriage equality, Quality Education for All and Dade Correctional Institution are in the headlines today. First Read: Thursday, July 17, 2014 By Patrick Donges • Jul 17, 2014 Mia Jones, bike sharing and gopher tortoises are in the headlines today.