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1 hr ago | ABC News

Golden Eagle Found in Wyo. Tied for Second-Oldest

A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.

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4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Bill to let California retailers keep selling alligator products rolls toward vote

Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands.

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8 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

N. Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game

Officials tell the Lewiston Tribune that last year in northern Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Contraceptives helping to thin the bison herd on Catalina Island

Wildlife Biologist Calvin Duncan with an air rifle that will deliver a contraceptive-filled dart.

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CBS Local

Federal Lawsuit Over Western Md. Wind Farm Ends

The citizen group Save Western Maryland filed the lawsuit in 2010 against developers of the 28-turbine Criterion wind farm in Garrett County.

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External Affairs Office

White River National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Dale Bumpers

St. Charles, Ark. - At a ceremony this afternoon, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially rename the White River National Wildlife Refuge to the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refug e in a ceremony honoring the former Arkansas Governor and four-term U.S. Senator.

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CBC News

Wolf management plan angers B.C. conservationists

The B.C. government estimates there are 8,500 wolves, but notes the figure may actually range between 5,300 and 11,600.

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National Geographic

Conviction of Rhino Horn Dealer Reveals Ties Between Drug, Wildlife Trafficking

Game scouts found this black rhino bull wandering Zimbabwe's SavA© Valley Conservancy after poachers shot it several times and hacked off both its horns.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Bear attacks spark debate: Kill them, or leave them alone?

Dallas Smith thinks he has the answer to Central Florida's black-bear threat, and he's ready to lock and load it.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Diggin' In: It's nesting season

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon - nesting and feeding baby birds.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

Days after shooting, 'Virunga' premiers at Tribeca

Days after the director of Africa's oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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CBS Local

Fish Found With Mercury In Remote Western Regions

Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday.

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Blackburn Citizen

Lancashrie wildlife lovers hop to it for survey

THE world's biggest wildlife survey has reported a chorus of frogs hopping around in Lancashire gardens - but our native squirrels are in the red.

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The Globe and Mail

Ontario's bear-hunt pilot project to face legal action

The Ontario government is starting a pilot project for a spring bear hunt starting May 1. The Ontario government is starting a pilot project for a spring bear hunt starting May 1. Two animal-rights groups are heading to court after the Ontario government announced a pilot project for a spring bear hunt this year.

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Glasgow Courier

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Owners end legal fight, sell land to Summit County

A Breckenridge couple have agreed to sell a 10-acre parcel in the Colorado mountains to Summit County for open space after a months-long court battle.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EDGE

Lost Sea Lion in California Found Mile from Water

A sea lion pup named Hoppie who was found at Mape's Ranch near Modesto, Calif. Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.

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Greenwich Citizen

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 16

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

California delays decision on protecting gray wolf

This April 18, 2008, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a gray wolf.

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The Modesto Bee

Court rules for environmentalists in water fight

An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act when it failed to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine Fisheries Service in renewing 41 contracts a decade ago.

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