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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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West Sussex Today

Trust's new fundraising boss has strong track record

A MAN with a strong track record of fundraising has been appointed to lead the Sussex Wildlife Trust's communications strategy.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Tom Germond - Standing his ground against wildlife

Tampa Bay Newspapers' animal identification committee voted 3-0 to confirm that the reptile in this picture is an alligator.

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GPB.org

Widely Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey found that neonicotinoids are also leaching into streams and rivers in the Midwest.

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KSWO

Work stops on northeast Oklahoma bridge project

Work on a $5.8 million bridge project has stopped after federal officials told an Oklahoma county that its construction method could harm a threatened fish species.

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KBCI CBS 2

Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter

Idaho Fish and Game officials say they're suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness until at least November 2015.

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York Press

Star Wars filmmakers in island row

Filmmakers shooting the latest Star Wars blockbuster have clashed with conservationists over their occupation of a remote island off the coast of Ireland.

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The Olympian

New DNR maps include shaded terrain markings

The maps can be purchased online or in person between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the state Department of Printing, 7580 New Market St. SW, Tumwater.

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