Wildlife Management

What Happened to North America’s Weasels?

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What Happened to North America’s Weasels?

The weasel on my office desk has a serpentine body that wraps into a tight coil. It’s perched on a piece of driftwood and has lush chocolate brown fur that melds into a porcelain white belly. It has a cheese wedge head, stubby legs, and a black-tipped tail the length of a butter knife. My old man...
Michael Adams Aug 12, 2022
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Vermont Woman Charged with Assault for Using Bear Spray on Hunters

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Vermont Woman Charged with Assault for Using Bear Spray on Hunters

A 61-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly spraying three hunters with bear spray near the small town of Groton, Vermont, local authorities say. Vermont resident and noted local houndsman Ellsworth “Butch” Spear contacted wardens with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife...
Travis Hall Jul 29, 2022
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Photos: Rare 400-Pound Stingray Jumps Into Boat, Gives Birth

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Photos: Rare 400-Pound Stingray Jumps Into Boat, Gives Birth

A family boated a bit more than they expected during the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Friday, July 15. April Jones was fishing with her son, husband, and father-in-law, when suddenly she felt something large hit her body. At first she thought it was a wave, she told AL.com. Then Jones turned...
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Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

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Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

An Illinois man came home with an unusual harvest after a bowfishing trip in Randolph County. The man, who’s name has not been released, was featured with his kill on the Facebook page of a southern Illinois hunting group. The harvest appears to be a mature capybara. Capybaras are giant rodents...
Travis Hall Jul 21, 2022
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Video: Man Frees Bighorn Sheep From Lake Mead Mud

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Video: Man Frees Bighorn Sheep From Lake Mead Mud

Todd and Kelly Goshorn came across this bighorn sheep stuck in the mud on the shore of Lake Mead while boating. Fortunately, Todd was able to place a rope around the ram’s horns and pull him from the clutches of the muddy entrapment. As water levels drop in Lake Mead, more of the shoreline is...
Maggie Hudlow Jul 20, 2022
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Photos: Red Fox Raids Grackle Nest

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Photos: Red Fox Raids Grackle Nest

A pair of grackles near Stoughton, Wisconsin, learned the hard way in early June that red foxes can climb trees far better than what humans often claim in common lore and nature books. The grackles lost their entire hatch to a red fox, which had little trouble raiding the nest 18 feet up a spruce...
Patrick Durkin Jul 18, 2022
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Can Biobanking Save the World’s Rarest Wildlife?

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Can Biobanking Save the World’s Rarest Wildlife?

Late last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the Endangered Species List, but not for the reason you might hope. All 23 species of birds, fish, and mussels have gone extinct, according to the USFWS, and are no longer eligible for listing under the Endangered...
Jordan Sillars Jul 14, 2022
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Cal’s Poaching Desk: Donkey Smugglers and Eagle Poachers

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Cal’s Poaching Desk: Donkey Smugglers and Eagle Poachers

Poachers, smugglers, and other fish and game felons steal our shared natural resources, and “Cal’s Poaching Desk” is here with all the sordid details. For more stories of wildlife wrongdoing, be sure to tune in to “Cal’s Week in Review.” New episodes drop every Sunday. In this week’s Poaching Report...
Ryan Callaghan Jul 6, 2022
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Methed-Up Poacher Shoots Friend While Coyote Hunting

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Methed-Up Poacher Shoots Friend While Coyote Hunting

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after he allegedly shot his friend in the neck during a meth-fueled adventure. Michael M. Walnock, 47, and Joseph Linn, Sr., 50, both admitted to taking methamphetamine prior to the incident on January 14, 202...
Jordan Sillars Jun 30, 2022
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America Has Second Fatal Gator Attack in Less Than a Month

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America Has Second Fatal Gator Attack in Less Than a Month

On the morning of June 24, an elderly man was attacked by an 11-foot alligator near his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Upon taking hold of the man, the large reptile dragged him into a retention pond, where he later died. According to the Horry County Police Department, the victim’s body was...
Travis Hall Jun 28, 2022
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Nebraska Introduces Controversial July Elk Season

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Nebraska Introduces Controversial July Elk Season

In response to heavy crop damage, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has ordered a special month-long elk hunting season for five counties in the southwestern part of the state. The special depredation hunt will run for the entire month of July and allow landowners to reduce elk numbers as they...
Travis Hall Jun 24, 2022
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