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Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigating moose killing in Lake City and residents want answers 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A recent moose killing has outraged Lake City residents, prompting calls for increased protections for the area's star attractions. In a town defined by both hunting and wildlife aficionados, the moose's loss has led even outdoorsmen to condemn the actions of the hunters in question.
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Colorado waterfowl hunting looks good for the 2019-2020 season 9.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado hunters can expect good waterfowl hunting opportunities for the season despite drier conditions across the state moving into the fall.
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Lions kill cattle, so people kill lions. Can the cycle end? 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Saitoti Petro, a tall, slender 29-year-old, is marching with four other young men who belong to a pastoralist people called the Maasai. Beneath the folds of his thick cloak, he carries a sharpened machete.
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Moose in Boulder County can still be flash point 6.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A September drama at Boulder County's Brainard Lake Recreation Area highlighted the ways in which competing values and agendas relating to the moose population can still lead to conflicts at one of the most prized visitor destinations on the Front Range.
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Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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A Colorado wildlife refuge will allow hunting and fishing for the first time 11.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado wildlife refuge is one of 77 national wildlife refuges that will now be open to hunting and fishing.
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DNR: New hunting rules aimed at stopping spread of CWD 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The new rules are designed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease in wild deer. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says more hunters in more areas will have to provide a sample of their kill to check for CWD.
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Bird revival: Total pheasant numbers up 10 percent in N.D. 10.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
North Dakota's annual pheasant brood survey released Monday shows that total pheasants are up 10 percent from last year and broods have increased by 17 percent. Neighboring states South Dakota and Minnesota, also known for banner pheasant hunting, each saw 17 percent drops in total pheasants from last year.
Snowstorms, heavy rains, take toll on Minnesota pheasants 5.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Department of Natural Resources' annual roadside survey indicates that Minnesota's pheasant numbers are down 17 percent from 2018.
In time for hunting season, state agencies open more trust lands to sportsmen 3.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
It's official: more of Colorado's state trust lands will open to hunters and anglers starting the first of September.
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It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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DNR tweaks Minnesota deer hunt rules to curb chronic wasting 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Department of Natural Resources said it plans to expand hunting and bag limits in areas where the disease has been found in wild deer, hoping to reduce the chances of it spreading.
Massive Burmese Python Close to 18 Feet Long Captured by Snake Hunter in Florida 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The reptile was the second largest snake ever removed by a member of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Python Action Team, the agency said.
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Hunt resumes for mountain lion that bit 8-year-old’s head in Bailey subdivision 22.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Multiple dog teams and wildlife officers will try to track down a mountain lion that attacked and severely injured an 8-year-old Bailey boy Wednesday night.
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Dead Lion Walking: What Tourists Should Know About Canned Lion Hunts 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Despite public outcry, canned lion hunts are still big in South Africa and the perpetrators often hide under the conservationist umbrella.
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Midwest wildlife officials discuss chronic wasting disease 25.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Midwest wildlife officials gathered Wednesday to discuss how they might better combat chronic wasting disease, which has been spreading through the region's deer herds with no end in sight.
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When Is Shark Week 2019? Discovery Channel Schedule for Expedition Unknown: Megalodon, Shark Trip: Eat. Prey. Chum., Sharks Gone Wild 2 and More 24.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The programming week has been going strong since 1988.
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Come fall, hunters and anglers will have more open spaces to explore; state officials OK increasing access to trust lands 19.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hunters and anglers will have access to 100,000 more acres of Colorado state trust lands starting this fall as part of a multi-year plan to eventually open a total of about 1 million acres to sportsmen and women. State wildlife commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to add 100,000 acres to 480,000 acres already open to hunting and fishing from September to February.
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A Colorado hunting camp owner illegally brought exotic sheep to ranch for clients to hunt 12.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 34-year-old Dinosaur, Colo., ranch owner illegally imported and possessed several exotic sheep species for his clients to hunt, including Mouflon sheep hybrids, Texas Dall sheep and Painted Desert sheep, which are all prohibited in Colorado.
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Florida Man Hunting Iguanas Misses and Shoots Nearby Pool Guy Instead 10.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"If neighbors are gonna be like the Wild West and shoot at everything someone's gonna get killed," warned a resident.
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