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3 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Wildlife experts work to keep baby opossums alive

Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.

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5 hrs ago | KRON 4

Wildlife Experts Work to Keep Baby Opossums Alive

Wildlife rehabilitation experts are working to keep two baby opossums alive after the mother was apparently beaten to death with a sharp rock. The 2-year-old mother with two babies in her pouch was found in critical condition by a security guard outside an industrial building in Fontana last week, the Press-Enterprise reported.

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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Large police presence in SW Ontario; residents advised to lock their doors

Ontario Provincial Police say a man is dead in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Police say the man died in a shooting around 5 p.m. Saturday in Clinton, a community in Central Huron, but say only that an investigation is continuing.

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8 hrs ago | Newmarket Today

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A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Katherine and I had a lovely start to the day, as up on the Washland viewpoint at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, where the water levels were low, stood several little egrets and grey herons. The grey herons were a mixture of sizes and colours, as some were juveniles.

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12 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

The recent arrests of six suspected poachers on a vast wildlife reserve in Mozambique is seen by conservationist as rare good news in a country that has long been seen as lacking the will and resources to stem the slaughter of elephants and other species under threat. The poaching ring had been operating in the Niassa National Reserve, which is twice the size of South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park, where the rhino population has been hit hard by poachers, many of whom cross over from Mozambique.

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13 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Callous vandals set fire to wheelie bin in Cotherstone conservation area

CALLOUS BEHAVIOUR: The remains of a burnt out wheelie bin at Kennedy's Pond, a picturesque conservation area in Cotherstone in Teesdale CALLOUS BEHAVIOUR: The remains of a burnt out wheelie bin at Kennedy's Pond, a picturesque conservation area in Cotherstone in Teesdale Sometime overnight on Tuesday, September 2, a stolen wheelie bin was dragged to Kennedy's Pond in Cotherstone, in Teesdale, County Durham, and set alight. Log seating was also caught up in the blaze and the offenders removed wood from the dog stile and used it to stir the fire before throwing it, along with other litter and debris, into the pond.

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17 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Wayne's World: Just off busy Route 17 lies a haven for wildlife

You could say the marvelous, heron-like glossy ibis poking around the Orange County Audubon Society's wildlife sanctuary was a dream come true.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Red Wolf Rampage - Trail Run to Preserve North American Wildlife

All those runners who are sparked into preserving nature and wildlife should look into the Red Wolf Rampage 5K/10K Trail Run on September 27 in Rising Sun, Indiana. The race is located at the Red Wolf Sanctuary & Raptor Rehab Center and sponsored by their charity which holds a 452-acre preserve right there with all sorts of scenic and wild land with a variety of native wildlife and other rescued animals.

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KOMO News

Wyoming refuge plan has overpasses for wildlife

A proposed conservation plan for the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming includes building wildlife crossings over a highway, restoring beavers to wetlands and allowing wildfires to burn naturally. The proposed plan, which was released this past week, outlines goals for the refuge over the next 15 years.

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Yeovil Express

Butterflies theme as Yeovil store raise money for Somerset Wildlife Trust

IT is all about butterflies for Beales department store in Yeovil, as it joins forces with art pottery company W. Moorcroft Ltd to raise funds for local conservation charity, Somerset Wildlife Trust. This free event, which is being held in Beales of Yeovil on Friday 10th October, 11am - 2pm, will be an opportunity for Moorcroft collectors, enthusiasts and shoppers alike to see the butterfly-themed Moorcroft Somerset Collection, released this year to mark the 50th anniversary of the county's leading conservation charity, Somerset Wildlife Trust.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Activists demand stepped up manatee protection

Environmentalists say the federal government's fast-track permitting process for Florida waterfront access, means the already endangered manatee could be increasingly at risk. The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled out the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday for not keeping track of how new watercraft permits for thousands of boat docks, piers and boat ramps are affecting the water mammals.

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Evening Sun

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

California's drought has created dire conditions for what conservationists say is a bigger-than-normal bird migration starting up now from the Arctic and subarctic. Managers at wildlife refuges say water cutbacks mean they have just a fraction of their wetlands under water this fall, for migrating birds to rest and eat.

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Journalgazette.net

Learning to coexist

Competition and conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly carried them away.

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Nevada Appeal

Brian Wakeling named Nevada Department of Wildlife Game Division administrator

Brian Wakeling, a former wildlife management branch supervisor in Arizona, is taking over as Game Division administrator with the Nevada Department of Wildlife. The Nevada Department of Wildlife named Brian Wakeling as Game Division administrator Monday.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Mountain lion sought in lower Bidwell Park

Henry Lomeli, state Department of Fish and Wildlife wildlife biologist talks Friday with Derrick Deatherage of Chico about a mountain lion sighting Thursday evening in lower Bidwell Park near the old deer pens. CHICO >> Three walkers in lower Bidwell Park this week encountered what they were sure was a mountain lion, and state officials are working to verify its presence before taking action.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Clarksville Online

Clarksville's Riverfest Festival went Wild for Nashville Zoo's Wildlife on Wheels

The Nashville Zoo's "Wildlife on Wheels" was at Clarksville's Riverfest Festival on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at the Adventure Zone. The show is a regular at Riverfest at each year and a hit with kids and adults alike.

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Christian Science Monitor

To combat terror, Pentagon should help fight Africa poaching, ex-general says

A ranger gestures before performing a post mortem on the carcass of a rhino after it was killed for its horn by poachers at the Kruger national park in Mpumalanga province August 27, 2014. The Pentagon should join the battle against the increasingly lucrative and deadly illegal wildlife trade amid evidence that terrorist groups have seized on the poaching industry as a means to finance their operations, says retired Gen.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Any-deer permit results available at mefishwildlife.com

Deer hunters eager to learn if they received an any-deer permit should visit the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website at This year, more than 64,000 deer hunters applied for the 37,185 permits that were available in 12 wildlife management districts. There are 29 regional wildlife management districts throughout the state, and the permits were issued in districts that are primarily in southern and central Maine.

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Wandsworth Guardian

Grand Theft Auto V coming to next-gen in November with new content

Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games coming to next-gen PS4 and Xbox One consoles in November with new content - PC version to follow in January The epic open-world crime adventure Grand Theft Auto V and its creator Rockstar Games will be making their highly anticipated next-gen debuts just in time for Christmas. On all three platforms GTAV will feature a range of "major visual and technical upgrades to make Los Santos and Blaine County more immersive than ever."

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Bangor Daily News

Wildlife activists say new lynx protections fall short

The federal government will extend protections to all imperiled Canada lynx in the lower 48 U.S. states, but wildlife advocates said on Thursday it was ignoring important parts of the rare cats' range and they vowed to challenge the move in court. Thickly furred lynx roam through high country from Maine to Washington and south through the Rocky Mountains.

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