Vets surgically remove shoe from stomach of 341-pound crocodile
Vets surgically remove shoe from stomach of 341-pound crocodile A 10.5-foot, 341-pound Nile crocodile in St. Augustine, Florida, swallowed a shoe that fell from a zipliner into her habitat. Veterinarians first tried to reach inside and pull it out, but then realized they'd have to surgically remove the sneaker.cbsnews.com
Rules planned to save right whales loom over lobster fishers
The North Atlantic right whale numbers only about 360, and scientists have said the animal's small population of breeding females could spell doom for the species. The National Marine Fisheries Service is developing new rules to reduce the possibility of entanglement in fishing gear, which can kill the whales. AdThe coming restrictions have sparked a rancorous debate between environmentalists and lobster fishermen over the proper way to save the whale. It's holding public hearings about the proposed rules in New England, including one for southern Maine on Feb. 23 and one for northern Maine on Feb. 24. AdThe right whales were hunted to near extinction during the commercial whaling era.
Buc-ee’s is expanding to Florida with first location close to beaches
HOUSTON – Florida is getting a taste of Texas flavor with their first-ever Buc-ee’s. In a news release Thursday, Buc-ee’s said its doors will open for the first time on Feb. 22 at the new location in St. Augustine, near Jacksonville. Stan Beard, director of real estate, said in a statement Thursday that the owners chose this particular location due to the proximity of beaches and walkable atmosphere bringing convenience to beachgoers in Florida. Construction for a second location in Daytona Beach is underway and is expected to open their doors next month, the news release said. Buc-ee’s also said it is also opening a new location in South Carolina, slated to open in 2022.
Saturday Sessions: Taylor Goldsmith performs "St. Augustine"
Saturday Sessions: Taylor Goldsmith performs "St. Augustine" Taylor Goldsmith has been the frontman for the band Dawes for almost a dozen years, in addition to collaborating with fellow artists such as Elvis Costello and performing on albums by John Fogerty and Jackson Browne. After having appeared on our show six times, Goldsmith is helping "CBS This Morning: Saturday" kick off our first Saturday Session from home. Here, Goldsmith performs "St. Augustine."cbsnews.com