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Wired News
The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protectionthe list—once their populations become stable, and the threats to their habitat
The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protection
Wired News / Posted 9 hours ago
the list—once their populations become stable, and the threats to their habitat are mitigated. Which is why the US Fish and Wildlife Service, pointing to evidence of the recovery of the Yellowstone grizzly, recently proposed “delisting” the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pestsummer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit
Alaska Science Forum: Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
summer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most bothered his party. “With the failure of a little breeze and the overcasting of the sky, the weather... Read more
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USA Today
Fly fishing in Great Smoky Mountains National ParkTOWNSEND, Tenn. – Two visitors emerged from the rhododendron, surveyed the land
Fly fishing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
TOWNSEND, Tenn. – Two visitors emerged from the rhododendron, surveyed the landscape, consulted in whispers and planned their approach. They were on the Middle Prong of Little River in a postcard-pretty slice of Great Smoky Mountains National Park... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Baby bison back on the range; Soapstone Prairie welcomes six new calves to the herdAnd so these are the first animals in many, many years to give birth up there,”
Baby bison back on the range; Soapstone Prairie welcomes six new calves to the herd
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
And so these are the first animals in many, many years to give birth up there,” said U.S. Department of Agriculture wildlife biologist, Matt McCollum. Six new baby bison are now home on the range. "So up at Soapstone the animals are doing... Read more
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Alaska Public
Barrow experiences earliest snowmelt on recordAlaska was more than 11 degrees warmer that normal this winter. And this winte
Barrow experiences earliest snowmelt on record
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Alaska was more than 11 degrees warmer that normal this winter. And this winter didn’t just see an early melt on land. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, 2016 also saw the lowest winter sea ice extent in... Read more
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Alaska Public
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restorationin Juneau could inform fish-saving restoration on other impaired water bodies.
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restoration
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
in Juneau could inform fish-saving restoration on other impaired water bodies. Duck Creek flows past the Nancy Street wetland and under Nancy Street in the Mendenhall Valley on Friday May 20, 2016 in Juneau, Alaska. The Alaska Department of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Big Island park rangers ask drivers to look out for neneHAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Nene are beginnin
Big Island park rangers ask drivers to look out for nene
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Nene are beginning to show their faces more often in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as warmer weather approaches. As the nene become more active in the coming months, the park is... Read more
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USA Today
After 5 bighorn lamb deaths, community looks for answersSunday, having traveled nearly three miles from the nearest mountain to the Ran
After 5 bighorn lamb deaths, community looks for answers
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, having traveled nearly three miles from the nearest mountain to the Rancho Santana community, said Aimee Byard, a biologist and associate director with the Bighorn Institute in Palm Desert. “Fortunately, there was a group of concerned... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Iowa Icon is a Snapshot of U.S. Historyleft across the nation, one of which is in central Iowa. And right now is the b
Iowa Icon is a Snapshot of U.S. History
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
left across the nation, one of which is in central Iowa. And right now is the best time of year to visit. Surrounded by land that’s bridled by industry, the Neal Smith Refuge is a snapshot of our history, one that we are finding more and more... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chernobyl has remarkable lessons for SAJust like Chernobyl, where an apocalyptic wasteland has become a thriving wildl
Chernobyl has remarkable lessons for SA
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Just like Chernobyl, where an apocalyptic wasteland has become a thriving wildlife sanctuary, SA will one day rise from the ashes, writes Justin Foxton. A recent Washington Post article tells the story of the 2 575km2 Chernobyl Evacuation Zone.... Read more
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PhysOrg
New research confirms continued, unabated and large-scale amphibian declinespopulation losses, since global efforts to reduce or lessen threats have been e
New research confirms continued, unabated and large-scale amphibian declines
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
population losses, since global efforts to reduce or lessen threats have been elusive," said Evan Grant, a USGS research wildlife biologist who led the study published in Scientific Reports today. "This research changes the way we need to think... Read more
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WALB Albany
Teen reels in record catfish on the Hoocha Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple new
Teen reels in record catfish on the Hooch
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
a Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple news media reports that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 13-year-old Charles Patchen of Gordon, Alabama, caught a 63.8-pound flathead. Patchen... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
DEP pioneer sees progress statewide as agency hones in on Aroostook County watersMatt Scott, an 81-year-old retired water biologist, recently put 135 acres he o
DEP pioneer sees progress statewide as agency hones in on Aroostook County waters
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Matt Scott, an 81-year-old retired water biologist, recently put 135 acres he owned in Belgrade into a conservation easement. “I figure that’s the best thing I can do. I can’t take it with me,” Scott said, speaking at the University of Maine at... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Alabama teen breaks Florida catfish recorda Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple new
Alabama teen breaks Florida catfish record
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 7 days ago
a Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple news media reports that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 13-year-old Charles Patchen of Gordon, Alabama, caught a 63.8-pound flathead. Patchen... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ash from erupting Alaska volcano covers town, residents warned to stay ininside until Wednesday. Taylor is hoping strong wind or rain will sweep some of
Ash from erupting Alaska volcano covers town, residents warned to stay in
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
inside until Wednesday. Taylor is hoping strong wind or rain will sweep some of the ash away. "I actually saw an eagle land on the grass today, and as he landed, a big pile of ash came up and flew away," he said. The plume blew northeast and... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: Yes to cannabis jerky, but still many worriesdisks in Tahoe to a depth of 102.4 feet. But that clarity receded to 66 feet in
Mountain Town News: Yes to cannabis jerky, but still many worries
Summit Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
disks in Tahoe to a depth of 102.4 feet. But that clarity receded to 66 feet in the 1990s, provoking national attention. Land-use activities in the Tahoe Basin were blamed, and corrective actions were begun. In 2014, clarity had improved to 78... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish recorda Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple new
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish record
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
a Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple news media reports that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 13-year-old Charles Patchen of Gordon, Alabama, caught a 63.8-pound flathead. Patchen... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish recorda Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple new
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish record
Naples Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
a Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple news media reports that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 13-year-old Charles Patchen of Gordon, Alabama, caught a 63.8-pound flathead. Patchen... Read more
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Salon.com
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish recorda Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple new
Alabama teenager breaks Florida flathead catfish record
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
a Florida state record for catching the biggest flathead catfish. Multiple news media reports that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 13-year-old Charles Patchen of Gordon, Alabama, caught a 63.8-pound flathead. Patchen... Read more
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Torontoist
Ernest Thompson Seton, Charles Sauriol, and Discipleship in the Don ValleyThe stranger may seem like some Gandalf leaping out of a fairy tale, but he was
Ernest Thompson Seton, Charles Sauriol, and Discipleship in the Don Valley
Torontoist / Posted 8 days ago
The stranger may seem like some Gandalf leaping out of a fairy tale, but he was probably William Brodie, the dentist, biologist, and naturalist, and the namesake of a ROM kids’ explorer’s club. The stranger befriends Yan, catalogues the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Sea turtle expert's advice altered in Sea Island spit caseState wildlife officials altered the recommendations of their own sea turtle ex
Sea turtle expert's advice altered in Sea Island spit case
Savannah Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
State wildlife officials altered the recommendations of their own sea turtle expert in comments submitted about the proposed construction of a rock groin on the Sea Island Spit. The state gave the go-ahead to build the beach structure last December,... Read more
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MLive.com
Trash and litter on state lands irk early mushroom huntersMichigan Department of Natural Resources officials said, and one that costs tax
Trash and litter on state lands irk early mushroom hunters
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said, and one that costs tax payers. "Dumping of garbage on public lands isn't necessarily a growing problem, but it is a chronic problem," said DNR spokesman Ed Golder. "DNR staff spend... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Hundreds of miles of Colorado wilderness lost to 21st-century development boomsurge has transformed at least 525 square miles of Colorado, an area bigger tha
Hundreds of miles of Colorado wilderness lost to 21st-century development boom
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
surge has transformed at least 525 square miles of Colorado, an area bigger than Rocky Mountain National Park, as once-wild land vanishes across the West. The urban expansion, road-building and energy production is causing a breakup of natural... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The 10-year fight by U2's The Edge to build on a pristine California hillsideneedle grass cover the ground, making it an environmentally sensitive habitat u
The 10-year fight by U2's The Edge to build on a pristine California hillside
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
needle grass cover the ground, making it an environmentally sensitive habitat under California coastal regulations. A biologist might stand on that hillside and notice what's at his feet. Anyone else is likely to be transfixed by the view:... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County third-graders absorb lessons on rocks, water, life-cycles at the parkfrom local agency experts who congregated at the park with the students. Among
Moffat County third-graders absorb lessons on rocks, water, life-cycles at the park
Craig Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
from local agency experts who congregated at the park with the students. Among the topics broached by Dusty Jager, rangeland management specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, were the roles plants play in filtering running... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Waterfront starter hometo a nerve ganglion—or a spilled bowl of spaghetti for the less scientific amon
Waterfront starter home
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 10 days ago
to a nerve ganglion—or a spilled bowl of spaghetti for the less scientific among us.Below those ramps is a range of woodland and swamp land and, in a clearing bordered by the exit ramps of the southbound lane, the N.C. Wildlife Resources... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fishing trip targeting shad nets striped bass insteadcaught this striped bass downstream of Cape Fear River Lock and Dam No. 1. He w
Fishing trip targeting shad nets striped bass instead
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
caught this striped bass downstream of Cape Fear River Lock and Dam No. 1. He was trying to catch shad, but was happier to land this striper. Mike Marsh Chris House’s busy schedule allows only one weekend day for fishing. He heard the shad were... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Bent on Birding 2016 wrapupand led the 4-WD group through the Purgatoire River to visit petroglyphs, canyo
Bent on Birding 2016 wrapup
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
and led the 4-WD group through the Purgatoire River to visit petroglyphs, canyons and homesteads, viewing many birds and wildlife among an amazing color of wildflowers and green pasture, the result of a wet spring.The day concluded with dining at... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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11 News Houston
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelon
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelon
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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Daily Mail
Florida alligator caught swiping a whole watermelon10-ft-long gator was photographed sliding into a canal with the watermelon clam
Florida alligator caught swiping a whole watermelon
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
10-ft-long gator was photographed sliding into a canal with the watermelon clamped in its jaws last week Photo stunned wildlife biologist who said it's unusual since watermelons are not generally part of an alligator's diet Florida alligators... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelon
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
New Snowmass summer activities may not play well with area wildlifeHabitat, migration concerns emerge during early project scoping Colorado Parks
New Snowmass summer activities may not play well with area wildlife
Aspen Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Habitat, migration concerns emerge during early project scoping Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for strict management of critical wildlife habitat around the Elk Camp section of Snowmass ski area if a summer activities program proposed by Aspen... Read more
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PhysOrg
How forest-loving moose learn to thrive on farmlandboreal forest are finding success by moving south into farmers' fields. "Thirt
How forest-loving moose learn to thrive on farmland
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
boreal forest are finding success by moving south into farmers' fields. "Thirty years ago, seeing moose in the farmland of Saskatchewan would have been very rare but over time they have expanded to these new areas," said Ryan Brook, a... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the centre of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the centre of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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CTV News
Florida alligator seen stealing watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the centre of the southern part of the
Florida alligator seen stealing watermelon
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the centre of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Sweet tooth: Florida alligator caught swiping watermelon
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. “Um,” he... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelon
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Officer Catches Alligator Stealing FruitFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Big win for small mammalfisher population have helped the furry mammal narrowly avoid listing under the
Big win for small mammal
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 days ago
fisher population have helped the furry mammal narrowly avoid listing under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently determined that the distinct population of West Coast fisher is not at risk for extinction and does... Read more
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CBS News
​Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelonFort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the
​Only in Florida: Gator hijacks watermelon
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
Fort Myers, largely agricultural and in the center of the southern part of the state. The photo stunned Steve Stiegler, a wildlife biologist in the alligator management program at the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "Um," he... Read more
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