Wildlife

Alaska state biologists are screening wildlife for COVID

By Claire Stremple, KTOO Updated: April 12, 2022 Published: April 11, 2022 A vehicle stops to allow a moose to cross S Street near downtown Anchorage. (Emily Mesner / ADN) This article originally appeared at KTOO.org and is republished here with permission. ——– The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has started testing wildlife for …

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Anderson: While DNR Fish and Wildlife Division reorganizes, jobs go wanting, outposts go dark

Make a call to the Department of Natural Resources office in Tower, in northeast Minnesota about 20 miles southeast of Ely. Ask for the person in charge of wildlife. Chances are you will get a recording advising you to leave a message, with a response likely from a wildlife manager in the DNR’s Cook office, …

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Keen-eyed wildlife photographer captures owl in camouflage hiding behind wall

(David Driver / SWNS) An owl in camouflage hiding behind a wall has been caught on camera by a keen-eyed photographer – dressed as a bush. David Driver, 64, had disguised himself as a bush when he captured these stunning shots of a hiding owl in Haworth, Yorkshire, where the walls seem to have eyes. …

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Wildlife rescue organization shows off animals at Railroad Museum in Gulfport

Wildlife rescue organization Whisper of Hope made a trip to the Railroad Museum in Gulfport to show off some of the animals in their care. The organization makes the trip to the museum once a month to show off a wide variety of animals to the museum’s guests. Often, animals such as crows, snakes, turtles, …

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Wildlife officials release rehabilitated bears, owl in Durango area – The Durango Herald

Two orphaned cubs will finish winter in an artificial den before emerging in spring A great horned owl released by Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Wednesday flies out of its carrier near Wildcat Canyon. The raptor was rehabilitated at CPW’s Frisco Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center where it returned to flying within a week. (John Livingston …

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A look at the proposed Big Snowy Mountain Wildlife Management Area

About 20 miles south of Lewistown is the proposed future site of the Big Snowy Mountain Wildlife Management Area – a project that has the potential to improve public access to 10,000 acres of scenic wild lands for hunting and recreation. The property covers about 5,700 acres, and is currently owned by Shodair Children’s Hospital, …

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Meet exotic animals and learn about wildlife with Cool Zoo at Clay County’s Watermelon Fest

This weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, the interactive and educational wildlife travel exhibit, which features hands-on encounters with exotic animals, will be visiting Green Cove Springs, Florida at the 2022 Watermelon Festival. Cool Zoo’s exhibit will feature a variety of exotic animals such as kangaroos, lemurs, alligators, snakes, parrots and more! Cool Zoo …

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State Fish and Wildlife experts say starvation was cause of May’s pelican pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Ever since mid-May, wildlife rehabilitation facilities all over central and southern California were seeing an influx of brown pelicans falling severely ill, including Santa Barbara’s own Wildlife Care Network which received more than 200 of the birds in just two weeks. The pelicans were arriving at rehab facilities severely weak, emaciated, and …

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