For many people, the opportunity to see a Michigan black bear in the wild is an amazing experience. Black bears are Michigan’s only bear species. These animals prefer large hardwood or pine forests, intermixed with wetlands, and they can be colored black, brown or cinnamon. Males live in areas that can be larger than 100 square miles, while females —…
Sam Perkins of Plattsburgh had a memorable, close encounter with a young bull moose while hiking in the Dix Mountain wilderness of the Adirondacks.
Julie Smith, of Bloomer, was videotaping a fawn swimming along the shoreline at dawn on Lake Noquebay in Marinette County on June 30 when a bald eagle swooped in, grabbed the fawn in its talons, and killed it in the shallow water. The eagle ate the deer over the next four days. For more, see Patrick Durkin’s column in the…
Bigger than a wild turkey with some even crazier mating rituals, the world’s largest flying bird remains rare but accessible in parts of the Continent.
Cody John Wolters was out kayaking in Itasca State Park on July 8 when he came across this – a muskie nonchalantly swimming along the surface, a large pike in tow.
While that’s a touch of good news after a challenging winter, mule deer hunters will see fewer young bucks in the fall, and in some places, very few.
The DNR’s 10 visitor centers around the state feature educational nature exhibits, access to nearby trails and outdoor experiences with professional interpreters that lead nature-oriented programs.
Baby wood ducks; after hatching in a nesting box, making the leap to the ground and heading to the lake.
Farmington, Minn. — Crews from the Minnesota DNR’s East Metro Fisheries office stocked 3,000 11- to 12-inch rainbow trout into several runs of Dakota County’s Vermillion River this morning, Friday, April 7. For story, photo gallery, click here.
Spiders ballooning at Necedah NWR in Wisconsin. This is how small spiders move from place to places. Video made with iPhone 6s, PhoneSkope adapter and Swarovski ATX 95mm spotting scope.
Lindner Media Cameraman Kyle Peterson was out filming and captured this great footage of the Sturgeon Spawn.
Outdoor News staffer, Jason Revermann, was out hunting for turkeys when this grouse came in a put on a show.
Video of a captive deer eating a bird.
UPS driver was chased around the FedEx truck by a wild turkey. Filmed from the hospital lunch room in Minnesota.
Clever bird fine tunes its fishing technique with a small scrap of bread.
A young moose knocks a researcher down and continues to attack him.
These deer hanging out, one is not happy with the other two fighting and decides to shut down the horse play!!
A rare albino deer is seen in Sangamon County, Illinois.
Common loons as seen in Alberta in June of 2010. At least 2 nesting pairs were on the lake.
A red fox pinpoints field mice buried deep beneath the snow, using his sensitive hearing and the magnetic field of the North Pole to plot his trajectory.
See how an American Bald Eagle catches a salmon out of the water in full flight.
A week in the life of four bull moose as the rut approaches.
Nice early morning sequence of two bulls trying to establish dominance.
Wonderful footage of an osprey catching fish.