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Endangered Species

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  • Will sturgeon ever come back to Lake Erie?

    On a June morning in 2009, fishing for yellow perch aboard the Edward John head boat off northwestern Pennsylvania's Presque Isle, Dick Brozell of McKean County set the hook on a throwback to a prehistoric era. After a ferocious, 20-minute fight, he...
  • Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns

    Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns
    Many of Connecticut's native plant species, and others across New England, are at risk from a combination of invasive species, pollution, human development and climate change, according to a study released Thursday. The report, "State Of The Plants,"...
  • Officials investigating men in video driving with possible wounded owl

    Two West Palm Beach men apparently got a hoot out of driving around with a wounded owl while they were purportedly drinking — and capturing it all on film, according to wildlife authorities. But state wildlife officials aren't laughing....
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite

    Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite
    Next time you go to Yosemite National Park, look for a new and rarely seen visitor: the Sierra Nevada red fox. Park officials announced Wednesday that cameras set up in the far northern part of the park twice confirmed a sighting of the fox that hasn'...
  • Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds

    Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds
    It take a flock to fly. Over grueling, dangerous flights, Northern bald ibises will take turns at the toughest job during their migration -- leading the V-shaped formation, a new study finds. The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National...
  • 2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves

    2 states, U.S. appealing judge's ruling on Great Lakes wolves
    The Obama administration and two states have given notice of plans to appeal a federal judge's order that restored legal protection to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region. Michigan filed an appeal document Friday with the U.S. Circuit Court of...
  • PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply

    PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply
    The idyllic Carbon County acreage where Bethlehem gets its drinking water — called one of the last great places on Earth by one conservancy group — might get a natural gas pipeline. On a 114-mile route from the Wilkes-Barre area to a...
  • Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.

    Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.
    The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...
  • Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill

    Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill
    A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said. Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
  • California bullet train agency damaged habitat of endangered fox

    California bullet train agency damaged habitat of endangered fox
    Even before it begins significant construction on the bullet train route, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has violated federal protections for the endangered San Joaquin kit fox in the Central Valley, federal regulators said in a letter last...