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  • Turkey bowhunting program pairs students, mentors

    DOUSMAN, Wis. Cayden Weiland, 10, of Waukesha, Wis., comes from a hunting family and has expressed a desire to hunt for years. Mandy Eisler, 35, of Delafield, Wis., is a mother and wife who hadn't considered hunting for dinner until her 11-year-old...
  • The paparazzi and P-22

     The paparazzi and P-22
    Los Angeles can be a difficult metropolis to navigate by car or bicycle or public transit. Which makes the journey of the mountain lion prosaically known as P-22 all the more remarkable and even enchanting. Discovered living in Griffith Park three years...
  • Biologists say there's enough data to decide wolf protection

    State biologists are telling the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission there is enough information to consider taking the gray wolf off the state endangered species list. A draft status review was posted Tuesday on the Oregon Department of Fish and...
  • Impact of proposed crayfish protections on mining industry uncertain

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list species of Appalachian crayfish as endangered, with potential consequences for the struggling eastern Kentucky mining industry. The Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that the Big...
  • Lake County forest district removes thousands of trees to grow more oaks

    Lake County forest district removes thousands of trees to grow more oaks
    The Lake County Forest Preserve District has torn down thousands of maples, elms and other mostly healthy trees in the last three years, and those who support the project say they're taking a long view toward the forests' health. The nearly 4,000...
  • Black bear family roams Alaska neighborhood looking for food

    A family of five black bears is roaming an Alaska neighborhood, toppling trash cans as the group rummages for food and scaring some residents who believe the animals are the same ones seen in the area last summer. The sow and four cubs were last seen...
  • Early signs show some promise for moose: Fewer ticks found

    Early indications show some promise for a New Hampshire moose herd that has been wobbled by a rising infestation of a troubling parasite, the state's top moose scientist said. Kristine Rines, a wildlife biologist and the moose project leader for the...
  • 2 whales die after beaching in Neptune Beach

    2 whales die after beaching in Neptune Beach
    Wildlife officials say a mother Kogia whale and her calf are dead after beaching themselves on Neptune Beach. Marine biologist Allison Perna says someone spotted the whales Sunday morning and called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission....
  • Conservation group questions accuracy of Idaho wolf numbers

    Idaho officials are overestimating the number of wolves in the state for a number reasons including relying on sightings by hunters rather than using only trained professionals, a conservation group said. "Since 2009 more than 1,300 wolves have been...
  • Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements

    Study finds amphetamine-like substance in dietary supplements
    An amphetamine-like compound that has never been tested in humans is present in a range of popular diet pills and sports supplements, a study in a pharmacological journal has found. The substance, known as BMPEA, is found in products advertised as...
  • Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles

    Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles
    Marine scientists long have suspected that hatchling sea turtles dig themselves out of their beach nests and then clamber into the ocean to voyage on a raft of seaweed for a migration that lasts through much of their youth. But that may not be the case,...