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I've lived in The Oaks for nearly ten years and find this "bird islands area" the only disgusting part of our beautiful 400 home neighborhood. When I walk by, jog, ride my bicycle or even drive by, I have to hold my breath the entire time for fear of breathing in the stench. Seriously, it makes my windpipe constrict like the air in lower manhattan did when I was there post 9-11. And children live nearby these bird infested islands! Additionally, I don't play golf, and I can't imagine what it's like having to sit there for ten minutes breathing in the bird air while three of your friends try to tee off. Between Sarasota and Miami, there are millions of acres in undeveloped land in Myakka, the Everglades national park and dozens more, so these birds can find a new home easily. Thank you Oaks Club for doing the right thing!Jan 24, 2013
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) removed seven reptiles from an unlicensed man last week. FWC investigators charged Nick Mitchell with unlawful possession of seven venomous reptiles and several other violations related to the care, keeping and labeling of his animals. The animals, including a gila monster, black monocled cobra, rhino viper, dusky pygmy rattlesnake, black neck spitting cobra and two banded cobras, were seized and placed at a local licensed facility.