60 DAYS TO BETTER LIVING When worlds collide: human, critter and virus
Two of the more intriguing health stories this past summer didn't involve rogue sharks, swine flu or any of the other usual suspects. The stars of this particular show were the hantavirus and the West... Posted on 9/26/12 at 8:47 AM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK St. Paul man captures long buck fight on video
Fellow outdoors writer Chris Niskanen at the St. Paul Pioneer Press posted some good video of two bucks fighting just days before the Minnesota deer season in the back yard of a St. Paul man. Two vide... Posted on 11/10/10 at 10:31 AM
Last fall at the beginning of the wolf hunting season, the DNR claimed a wolf population of 3,000. Since 413 were killed during hunting season this would leave a population of 2587. The DNR claims a present population of only 2211. What happened to the other 376 wolves? Wolves had a very good winter. Also, what happened to the pups born this spring which would bring the total present wolf population well over 3500. This is using a very conservative estimate on the number of pups born this spring.
Researchers have gathered the first results from the $1.2 million moose study that began this year in Lake and Cook counties. Six of the moose in the study have died and crews have responded quickly to determine the cause of death for these animals.
A national environmental group is asking the federal government to keep Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountains until wolves have returned across much more of the U.S.
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