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2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in South Florida attack

Pancho - a 12-foot, 300-pound American crocodile that has made its home in the backyard waters of the exclusive Gables by the Sea community - is dead.

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6 hrs ago | Thorne Today

A 50,000 boost for Doncaster wildlife havens

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been handed the cash by Biffa to help restore magnesian limestone grasslands between Sprotbrough and Hickleton.

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10 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Oregon spotted frog to be protected as threatened

Twenty-three years after it was first proposed for protection by the Endangered Species Act, the Oregon spotted frog is being listed as a threatened species.

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18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

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21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Wildlife at risk if Fish and Game bails out of Round Island sanctuary

Round Island is once again empty of humans, left to the walruses and other wildlife that make it their seasonal home.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Breathe in! Daredevil jet-skier captures terrifying footage...

Meditation, mindfulness and crystals for the A-list: The two-day course that reveals how Miranda Kerr and Victoria Beckham relax easyJet pilot forced to make emergency landing wearing oxygen mask after reporting smoke in cockpit of plane carrying 157 passengers 'They were drinking alcohol and fighting': Military jets escort Sunwing plane back to ... (more)

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KQED

Night Of The Cemetery Bats

Big brown bats like this one are relatively common in urban areas, sometimes roosting in buildings.

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KIDK CBS 3

Mountain lion attacks dog on west side of Boise

Wildlife officials say a mountain lion attacked a dog in the backyard of a home on the west side of Boise.

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Brush News-Tribune

Greenback cutthroat trout recovery gets stronger with Colorado project

Its federal biologist caretakers at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Leadville National Fish Hatchery try to entice the fish by dispensing grated beef liver, fresh shrimp and imported $11-a-pound Otohime morsels from Japan.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

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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Edmonton Journal

Parks Canada gets funding to reduce wildlife collisions on Highway 93 S

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

California environmentalists decry feds' fire plan

Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees.

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National Public Radio

There's A Big Leak In America's Water Tower

The northern arm of the Rocky Mountains is sometimes called "the crown of the continent," and its jewels are glaciers and snowfields that irrigate large parts of North America during spring thaw.

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WFTV Orlando

Indian woman slays leopard, lives to tell the tale

And not only did she live to tell the tale, but she also had to walk at least half a mile to get treatment for her several wounds.

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KION 46

'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Forest Service to release Rim Fire recovery plan

U.S. Forest Service officials say they're ready to unveil a plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed in California's Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Lake Champlain lamprey treatment set

Federal fish and wildlife officials along with their counterparts in Vermont and New York have set the fall schedule for treating Lake Champlain tributaries in the two states.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Wildlife charity appoints new director

He has a strong academic background in river and floodplain management and 25 years experience in delivering water-related environmental projects, having held senior management roles in the public and charitable sectors.

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NewsTarget.com

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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