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Florida man accused of dumping red paint on gopher tortoise

Florida man accused of dumping red paint on gopher tortoise


Officials said red paint and cement were found near the gopher tortoise's burrow.

A man accused of dumping leftover spray paint in a gopher tortoise burrow claims he didn't know that he doused a reptile in red paint, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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As Alberto continues to move northward in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, impacts begin this morning across SE GA & NE FL. Please reference our most up to date briefings here: https://t.co/Fz3h3qVwl3

Here are the key messages for #Alberto as of 5 am EDT. Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for the entire coast from Bonita Beach, Florida, to the Alabama-Mississippi border. More info at https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb

Latest 5am track on Alberto...Some intensification will be possible by tomorrow. #fox35 #gdo #fox51 #Alberto

Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival keeps rain at bay, brings Marshmello, Rezz to Tampa's Raymond James Stadium https://t.co/PVbWgMUwUk @TB_Times

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Here are the key messages for #Alberto as of 11 pm EDT / 10 pm CDT. The threat for heavy rainfall and flash flooding continues across western Cuba, Florida, and the southeastern United States for the next several days. https://t.co/knUKQaxD5m

11PM SATURDAY UPDATE on #Alberto. Remains west of FL Peninsula. Likely Mon landfall Panhandle #flwx

Wondering how you can help your family & friends in the face of threatening weather? Connect w/ them over phone, email, soc media, etc. to make sure they're aware of the hazards & how to prepare/respond. You never know when reaching out could ultimately save a life. 🗣️🚨⛈️

Those who knew 26-year-old Matthew Johnston never questioned whether he was actually an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent. https://t.co/W7TxkcyZ3U

Former Bucs QB Josh Freeman says he's retiring from football https://t.co/E7YbkXb1UN @TB_Times

High confidence #Alberto remains west of Florida Peninsula, but direct landfall in Panhandle looking probable.... #flwx #Fox35

Alan Gordon scores in 82nd, Fire beats Orlando City 2-1 #FOX35


One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." https://t.co/NaGekLtKx5

That's it. 2-1 is a bad score for Orlando City. They've lost 3 straight with that score. #fox35

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