A stray cat sits on a wall in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The famous felines that roam the historic area of Puerto Rico's capital and attract hordes of tourists will be removed, according to a plan that the U.S. National Park Service unveiled Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo, File)
National Park Service unveils plan to remove stray cats from El Morro

The agency will contract an animal welfare organization to remove the 200 cats that live on 75 acres surrounding a fortress at the San Juan National Historic Site that the federal agency operates in Old San Juan. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hundreds of stray cats that roam a historic seaside tourist area of Puerto...

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What’s with all the chickens running around Key West and Ybor City?

Feral chickens have become part of the cultural fabric of Key West and Tampa’s Ybor City. What’s the connection? Just follow the tobacco. If you’ve ever walked around Ybor City or Key West, you’ve probably seen a random chicken crossing the road and wondered why. Or maybe you’ve asked yourself who they belong to or...