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WPXI Pittsburgh
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Scott TownshipHealth Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker. “Residents should notify their loc
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker. “Residents should notify their local animal control service, the police or the Pennsylvania Game Commission, if any animal appears to be acting strange or becomes threatening.” Rabies is a virus that can... Read more
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TribLIVE
Raccoon along Carnegie, Scott border tests positive for rabiesDr. Karen Hacker said in a statement. “Residents should notify their local anim
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Dr. Karen Hacker said in a statement. “Residents should notify their local animal control service, the police or the Pennsylvania Game Commission, if any animal appears to be acting strange or becomes threatening.” Rabies is transmitted by... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Service2015. While the Lions look to tighten loose parts Saturday, Georgia State seek
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
2015. While the Lions look to tighten loose parts Saturday, Georgia State seeks respect and a much-needed growth spurt. A Pennsylvania Game Commission official says four of the animal killings were all performed by a utility knife mounted on a... Read more
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TribLIVE
You can catch groundhogs yourself, but you may not want tothey are dangerous to livestock and farm machinery. They are often thought of a
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
they are dangerous to livestock and farm machinery. They are often thought of as a "valuable nuisance," according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website. There can be several levels to their burrows, says Stam Zervanos, retired professor... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Someone Illegally Hunts Small Animals on PSU Campushunting small animals on Pennsylvania State University's main campus. Mike Ste
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
hunting small animals on Pennsylvania State University's main campus. Mike Steingraber, a wildlife official with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, says two squirrels and two rabbits were likely killed by the same person. The Centre Daily... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Wildlife official: Someone killing animals on college campushunting small animals on Pennsylvania State University's main campus. Mike Ste
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
hunting small animals on Pennsylvania State University's main campus. Mike Steingraber, a wildlife official with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, said two squirrels and two rabbits were likely killed by the same person. The Centre Daily... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wildlife official: Someone killing animals on Penn State campusMike Steingraber, a wildlife official with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, sa
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Mike Steingraber, a wildlife official with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, says two squirrels and two rabbits were likely killed by the same person. The Centre Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/2y8AQpg ) the latest animal carcass was found... Read more
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TribLIVE
Who is killing and mutilating animals on Penn State’s campus?with the latest carcass found this week. Other wildlife and someone who is unl
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
with the latest carcass found this week. Other wildlife and someone who is unlawfully hunting animals are to blame. Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer Mike Steingraber said four of the killings were carried out by at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Game Commission stepping up efforts to battle CWDhere, sportsmen throughout the region may want to keep tabs on what’s happening
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
here, sportsmen throughout the region may want to keep tabs on what’s happening in the western part of the state as the Pennsylvania Game Commission and its partners ramp up their efforts to try and control the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Herons of Pennsylvanianecks, and sharp bills. But, they will also “go mousing” according to Patti Bar
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
necks, and sharp bills. But, they will also “go mousing” according to Patti Barber, endangered species biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. “What they'll also do, and I've seen this, is you'll see them in a field. They'll actually go... Read more
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Times News
Saylorsburg man appointed as state region directorThe Pennsylvania Game Commission has appointed new directors of the Southwest R
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has appointed new directors of the Southwest Region Office in Bolivar and the Northcentral Region Office in Jersey Shore. Thomas Fazi of Ligonier was named director of the Southwest Region Office on Aug. 12, while... Read more
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The Express-Times
These creatures lurking in Pa.'s woods can hurt or kill youto reptiles to insects. If you think you see a predatory cat ready to pounce,
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
to reptiles to insects. If you think you see a predatory cat ready to pounce, you’re likely mistaken. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, feline predators such as the eastern cougar, which is also known as the mountain lion, are... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regulation aimed at recent advances in hunting aidsMembers of the Pennsylvania Game Commission board are always hearing from sport
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Members of the Pennsylvania Game Commission board are always hearing from sportsmen who want things “to go back to the way they used to be” when it comes to deer seasons. Well, truth be told, the BOC also wishes things could return to simpler times,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dupont celebrates its centennialcelebration happen. The grounds behind the Ben Franklin school featured vendors
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
celebration happen. The grounds behind the Ben Franklin school featured vendors, a caricature artist, a booth from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, a petting zoo, cow-pie bingo, demonstrations by the Eclectic Circus, and 10 bands performing... Read more
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The Sentinel
Outdoors: The difference between EHD and CWDmore ... by smelling them. They laid down on trails, like they were walking and
The Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
more ... by smelling them. They laid down on trails, like they were walking and just fell over.” Larry Haynes, the local Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer, ruled out poaching and poisoning. There were no bullet wounds in... Read more
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11 News Houston
Illegal wolf hybrids seized during raid in Pennsylvaniareports wolf hybrids were among nearly a dozen animals seized from the raided h
11 News Houston / Posted 25 days ago
reports wolf hybrids were among nearly a dozen animals seized from the raided home in Bentleyville on Wednesday. The Pennsylvania Game Commission says many of the animals were mistreated. Eleven animals were seized from a home on Spring... Read more
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CBS News
Animal abuse allegations lead Pa. officers to shocking discoveryreports wolf hybrids were among nearly a dozen animals seized from the raided h
CBS News / Posted 26 days ago
reports wolf hybrids were among nearly a dozen animals seized from the raided home in Bentleyville on Wednesday. The Pennsylvania Game Commission says many of the animals were mistreated. Eleven animals were seized from a home on Spring... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor herd in 2010 and in West Virginia’s wild herd in 2005. It was detected in Penn
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
herd in 2010 and in West Virginia’s wild herd in 2005. It was detected in Pennsylvania’s wild herd in 2012. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Game Commission implemented disease management encompassing parts of Bedford and Blair counties. Since 2012 more... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONherd in 2010 and in West Virginia’s wild herd in 2005. It was detected in Penn
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
herd in 2010 and in West Virginia’s wild herd in 2005. It was detected in Pennsylvania’s wild herd in 2012. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Game Commission implemented disease management encompassing parts of Bedford and Blair counties. Since 2012 more... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trophy elk euthanized in Pennsylvania to stop disease spread(File: NBC/WJAC) (File: NBC/WJAC) A trophy bull elk has been killed by the Pe
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 27 days ago
(File: NBC/WJAC) (File: NBC/WJAC) A trophy bull elk has been killed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission after it wandered into an area where officials recently found the deadly chronic wasting disease present in deer. LNP newspaper reports that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Feral cat in Wyoming County tests positive for rabiesimmediately consult a physician, Nichols said. People who observe an animal th
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
immediately consult a physician, Nichols said. People who observe an animal they suspect has rabies should contact their local law enforcement agency, or the local Pennsylvania Game Commission Office. Contact the writer: cjmarshall@wcexamin... Read more
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The Morning Call
Injured eagle named Sam not ready for wildalong the busy highway. The eaglet, believed to have come from a nest on a near
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
along the busy highway. The eaglet, believed to have come from a nest on a nearby island, had been there several days. Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer Michael College and Mark Catalano transported the bird to the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Kiski the eagle succumbs to lead poisoningPA. He will be missed." Lead poisoning is among the leading causes of death fo
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
PA. He will be missed." Lead poisoning is among the leading causes of death for bald eagles in the state, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The game commission has teamed up with New York State to study the causes of the lead... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tree stands are hunters’ new primary threatfrom tree stands have taken over as the No. 1 danger for hunters, said Andy Hue
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
from tree stands have taken over as the No. 1 danger for hunters, said Andy Hueser, hunter education administrator for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. “Tree-stand falls are often underestimated,” he said. “Oftentimes, we don't take a serious... Read more
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Times News
BEAR WITH MElarge male bear awakens recently after being sedated for measuring and tagging.
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
large male bear awakens recently after being sedated for measuring and tagging. An open wound with infection was found on the animal and treated by Wildlife Conservation Officer Cory Bentzoni, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. BOB FORD/TIMES N... Read more
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The Sentinel
Outdoors: Unusual catchwill be determined Saturday when the drawing for permits is held at the Great O
The Sentinel / Posted a month ago
will be determined Saturday when the drawing for permits is held at the Great Outdoors Elk Expo in Benezette. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has allocated 25 antlered elk licenses and 93 antlerless elk permits for this year’s hunt to be... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pet a cockroach or touch a python at Carnegie museum’s live animal encounterbut not anywhere that's open to the public,” she explains. To establish the co
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
but not anywhere that's open to the public,” she explains. To establish the collection, museum staff worked with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to obtain proper licensing and permits. The museum also has a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Rabid fox found in Schuylkill Countyconfirmed a boy was on New Road, across from the soccer fields in Lost Creek, w
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
confirmed a boy was on New Road, across from the soccer fields in Lost Creek, when he was bitten by a fox. Police said the Pennsylvania Game Commission caught two foxes and one tested positive for rabies Monday. They could not confirm if they... Read more
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