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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Teens Arrested After Posting Video Of Lighting Gopher Tortoise On Fire, Stomping It To Death

Northeast Florida authorities say they've arrested two teenage girls seen in videos posted online lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.

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4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wildlife refuge seeks funds to expand its reach

They include Loki, a 6-year-old bald eagle with a crushed "elbow" in its wing; Grubby, a woodchuck that a cat dragged onto someone's doorstep; and Shelly, a three-legged box turtle that survived a dog attack.

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9 hrs ago | Todmorden Today

It's time to bash some Balsam

Residents and community groups have undertaken a campaign in order to protect the wildlife in Calderdale.

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13 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Invite to Tramp Accrington countryside

A NATURE reserve is to become more accessible to those with mobility issues who will be able to use all-terrain vehicle to explore Woodnook Vale Willow Trail.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Castanet.net

Arctic oil spills to cross borders

New research suggests that any type of significant oil spill in Canada's western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska and possibly as far west as Russia.

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Times Herald

Third wolf hunt petition approved, headed to Michigan Legislature

A third wolf petition was unanimously approved by the state Board of Canvassers today and is headed to the state Legislature.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

6 Mexican wolves released in New Mexico's Gila

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say it has released six more Mexican wolves into the Gila Wilderness as part of its 15-year-effort to reintroduce the endangered predator to the Southwest.

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ABC News

Trinidad Pair Cleared of Caging Protected Animals

A judge in Trinidad & Tobago has angered environmentalists by dismissing charges against a couple who were found with 55 protected animals caged at their home amid a no-trapping, no-hunting moratorium in the Caribbean nation.

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Cybercast News Service

Growing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt

A growing influx of musk oxen in the western Alaska town of Nome has prompted wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large shaggy animals.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Film could change the face of farming

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust will be showing a film about new ways of farming at Andover's theatre.

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Torontoist

A Who's Who of Toronto Wildlife

A Red-tailed Hawk surveys Tommy Thompson Park on Leslie Street Spit. Photo by Fryderyk Supinski, from the Torontoist Flickr Pool .

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BBC News

Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade

New camera technology is allowing wildlife film-makers to get ever more stunning shots.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Oil spill drill trains volunteers to care for wildlifeOil spill drill ...

Oil spill drill trains volunteers to care for wildlife An oil spill drill trains volunteers to care for wildlife in Sandy Hook.

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The Daily Democrat

California's salmon, steelhead get help

FRESNO >> State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

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Rock102online.com

DNR announces plans for 'conservative' deer season

Minnesota wildlife managers have announced rules for a "conservative'' deer season to rebuild the whitetail population across much of the state.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.

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Cybercast News Service

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

This april 28, 2011 file photo shows Charles Thompson, of the Humane Society of North Texas, holds an albino reticulated python in Fort Worth, Texas.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species.

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Cybercast News Service

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

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News Journal

Ohio Barn Owls doing better, still threatened

Barn owls are doing better in Ohio. After peaking in the 1930's, only 20 of their nests could be found by the late 80's.

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WTVC

Fish and Wildlife considering bag limit increase

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission is meeting next week to consider proposals to increase bag limits in early migratory bird hunting seasons.

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