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Groups take action to ban rat poison that ultimately kills wildlife that ingest the rats

When someone thinks of New York City, an area that's brimming with wildlife isn't necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

Biologists trying to put a new GPS tracking collar on Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, could be camping out in the southern Oregon Cascades for weeks before they are successful.

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ABC 33/40

Louisiana landowner appeals gopher frog ruling

A Louisiana landowner is appealing a federal judge's decision that a tree farm where an endangered burrowing frog was last seen in 1965 is necessary for the animal's recovery.

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Retford Today

North Anston: Tropical Butterfly House raises over A 5k for charity in South Africa

The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre has raised a record amount of cash for a charity based in South Africa working to protect critically endangered vultures.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

He was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Advocates argue wildlife permits threaten Utah prairie dog

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has illegally given permission to Garfield and Iron counties for potential development on wide swaths of Utah prairie dog habitat, which could kill thousands of the threatened, social mammals, Friends of Animals claims in a new lawsuit.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

DNR wants hunters to be prepared for new crossbow ...

DNR wildlife regulations specialist Scott Loomans says the regulations for the license now allows all hunters to get a permit, not just the elderly or disabled.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Life-like jellyfish and other sea creatures will be used to teach children about marine wildlife

A HAMPSHIRE swimming pool is turning into an underwater extravaganza to give children a chance to find out more about life under the sea.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oil spill in wildlife area alarms residents

Herbert Rousey and his wife were taking pictures of wildlife out at the Lexington Wildlife Management Area when they stumbled across something alarming.

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CNews

Crocodile attacks couple while swimming

A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday.

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ABC News

Hunter Hired by Washington State Kills 1 Wolf

One wolf has been killed by a hunter hired by Washington, a state where the animals have been regaining a foothold in recent years after being hunted to extinction in the early 1900s.

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WSIL

New Illinois Law Protects Bears, Cougars and Wolves

All three species still are rare in Illinois, but wildlife officials expect them to become more common and wanted a way to protect them.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Paddler's paradise: La Barriere Park a wildlife sanctuary

Phil Marriott regularly launches his kayak on the La Salle River, south of Winnipeg.

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Southwest Florida Online

1,547 Panther Sightings Helping Wildlife Biologists

A total of 1,547 Florida panther sightings were reported by the public as of June 2014, of which 275 have been verified as panthers based on photos of the animal or its footprints, helping wildlife biologists in their study of habitats.

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West Australian

Wildlife 'WikiLeaks' targets poaching in Africa

Poachers slaughtering Africa's elephants and rhinos with impunity are often shielded from police by powerful connections, but a group of conservationists has turned to the anonymity of tip-offs to try to stem the killing.

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Oxford Mail

Brook flows freely in Blackbird Leys after volunteers clear rubbish

Five volunteers removed branches, foliage and other debris from the water in Spindleberry Nature Reserve.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Michigan ups UP planting with new fee, volunteers

This undated photo released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows a grove with about 500 mature Siberian crabapple trees on state forest land in Marquette County, south of Marquette, Mich.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Judge rules for Fish and Wildlife Service in frog habitat case

A federal judge has ruled that U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials were within the law when they declared thousands of acres in Louisiana and Mississippi as "critical habitat" for the endangered dusky gopher frog.

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Deseret News

Woman attacked by bear may face feeding charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.

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Independent.ie

Our whizzing cars are wiping out our wildlife

Rumpelstiltskin, that ferocious a curmudgeon of fairytale fame, must be busy spinning this late August, for fields of hay are gleaming like gold.

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