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3 sentenced in Washington wolf poaching case

Three residents of Twisp have been sentenced for violating the Endangered Species Act in a case involving the poaching of wolves.

July 2012
Alaska woman recounts terrifying ordeal with bear

Alaska woman recounts terrifying ordeal with bear

A 43-year-old professor says she fought off a grizzly bear that stalked her and her nieces by throwing everything she had at it including a package of macaroni and cheese.

July 2012
Two new wolf packs established in New Mexico

Two new wolf packs established in New Mexico

Federal wildlife managers have designated two more Mexican gray wolf packs in New Mexico, bringing the number of packs in the American Southwest to 14.

July 2012

Small shark injures a girl on Hawaii's Kahana Beach

The DLNR is responding to a shark incident reported about 10 a.m. today at Kahana Beach, fronting the Hololani Resort, 4401 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy., located a third of a mile north of the surf area known as "S-turns."

July 2012

First range-wide lesser prairie-chicken aerial survey concluded

Recent aerial surveys conducted to assess lesser prairie-chicken populations across portions of five states including Oklahoma have turned up some good news, according to biologists.

June 2012

Young New Hampshire girl safe after being swept to top of Swift River waterfall

A 12-year-old girl from Milford visiting the Swift River in Albany, N.H., on Monday, June 18, 2012, slipped off a rock and was swept down the river about 150 feet to the top of Lower Falls.

June 2012

Nevada Game Wardens Investigate Bighorn Sheep Illegally Killed Near Henderson

Nevada game wardens are seeking information on a female desert bighorn sheep (commonly referred to as a ewe) that was illegally shot and killed in the McCullough mountain range, above the Anthem residential community in Henderson on June 6.

June 2012

Gainesville Florida man injured by alligator

A Gainesville man was bitten by an alligator Monday as he was swimming.

June 2012

Test confirms, pup is wild wolf near Ketchum, Idaho

A DNA test shows that a pup picked up outside Ketchum on May 25 is a wild wolf.

June 2012
Tennessee Extends Public Caves Closure into Fourth Year to Protect Bats

Tennessee Extends Public Caves Closure into Fourth Year to Protect Bats

Caves located on state lands in Tennessee will remain closed in an effort to slow the spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) among the state’s bat population

June 2012