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19 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Fall turkey hunt applications close today

Applications for the Turkey hunt are due today with the Department of Natural Resources.

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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

Wildlife agency sets waterfowl hunting dates

The early migratory game bird hunting seasons include resident Canada geese, early teal, snipe, woodcock, dove, and rails.

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8 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Stockbridge school welcomes Marwell dinosaur

Broughton Primary School welcomed Marwell Wildlife's Velma the Velociraptor, as part of the zoo's Design-a-Saurus competition.

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9 hrs ago | Times Herald

S. Africa: Giraffe dies after head hits highway overpass

Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was being transported in a truck will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws, an official said Friday.

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11 hrs ago | This is Local London

Algae which can kill fish and other wildlife was found floating in a pond in Enfield.

The authority has now removed the green algae from the New River Loop, in Gentleman's Row, after a series of complaints from ramblers.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

News Observer

State wildlife officials ask for anglers' help in deterring vulture vandalism

An angler comes in after a day on Tuckertown Lake, southwest of Asheboro, ties his boat to the dock and walks to the parking lot to retrieve his truck and trailer.

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KSL-TV

Guide accused of maiming wildlife pleads guilty

A 31-year-old guide accused of illegally capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting the cats easier for clients has pleaded guilty to a felony conspiracy charge.

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Somerset County Gazette

Youngsters enjoy barn owl visit

CHILDREN at Blackbrook Primary School , Taunton , enjoyed a visit from Bellatrix the barn owl as part of Somerset Wildlife Trust's Community Barn Owl Project to get a nest box in every parish.

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Bellingham Herald

Cougar fatally injures horse north of Spokane

State Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Pam Taylor said the horse suffered severe front leg injuries Tuesday and had to be euthanized.

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ABC Action News

Study blames lost calves on Florida panthers

Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Crossbow deer hunt open to nearly all this year, s...

Now that it's legal to use crossbows during the deer season, it's time to start signing up for your license.

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Wiltshire Times

Bid for 'wildlife-friendly' 55-acre solar farm at Castle Combe Race Circuit

But the firms behind it say around 97 per cent of the 55-acre solar farm site would remain undeveloped, the land around and beneath the panels being sown with a mixed species grass mix to create a meadow, attracting birds and insects.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Raw Story

Dept. of Interior advances plan to reintroduce wild bison herds outside Yellowstone

New herds of genetically pure wild bison may once again roam vast expanses of the American West where the iconic animal has been absent since the end of the 19th century, under a tentative plan federal officials advanced on Wednesday.

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KSBW-TV

Baby bobcat recovering well at Morgan Hill wildlife center

The Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center in Morgan Hill is celebrating 20 years of successfully raising and releasing orphaned or injured bobcats back into their native habitat.

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The Raw Story

Oregon hunting guide pleads guilty to injuring wild cats to make them easier to kill

An Oregon hunting guide accused of injuring or caging mountain lions and bobcats to make it easier for his clients to shoot and kill pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a U.S. Court in Denver to violating a federal wildlife law, prosecutors said.

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WHAS11

Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

A federal judge has dismissed the state's lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year.

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Inside Bay Area

Rare black oystercatchers turns up on restored island in Richardson Bay

Two adult oystercatchers forage for food next to two young on Aramburu Island in Richardson Bay.

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WBUR-AM Boston

Ocean Safari For White Sharks Off Cape Cod

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Molly Saint-James, of Baltimore, right, helps her daughters Ellie McDonald, left, 6, and Poppy McDonald, 3, use telescopic viewers overlooking a beach while on vacation in Chatham, Mass.

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Daily Journal

Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories.

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Messenger Newspapers

Decline in numbers of wading birds

Some of the most familiar wading birds flocking to UK estuaries in winter have seen major declines in the past decade, conservationists have warned.

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